Discourse, 21 May 1843, as Reported by Willard Richards

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after singing Joseph read 1st chap 2d Epistle of Peter. prayed. singing again
when I shall have the opportunity of speaki[n]g in a house I know not. I find my lungs failing— it has always been my fortune almost. to speak in the open air to large assemblies.
I have not an idea there has been a great many very good men since Adam. There is was one good— man Jesus.— <​many think a propht must be a gre[a]t deal better than any body else.—​>
suppose I would condesc[e]nd. yes I will <​call it.​> condesce[n]d, to be a great deal better than any of you. I would be raised up to the highe[s]t heaven and who should I have to accompany me. [p. [211]]
after singing Joseph read 1st chap 2d Epistle of Peter. prayed. singing again
when I shall have the opportunity of speaking in a house I know not. I find my lungs failing— it has always been my fortune almost. to speak in the open air to large assemblies.
I have not an idea there has been a great many very good men since Adam. There was one good— man Jesus.— many think a propht must be a great deal better than any body else.—
suppose I would condescend. yes I will call it. condescend, to be a great deal better than any of you. I would be raised up to the highest heaven and who should I have to accompany me. [p. [211]]
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