Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 2, 1 March–6 May 1845

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for protection. We are heaping together the funeral pile [pyre?] of this generation and the more faggots we can heap together, the hotter it will burn when we apply the torch. As to the idea of seeking out a home or a house of entertainment he is in favor of it all the time.
Coun. said while the brethren were speaking on the subject of getting assistance it brought to his mind an expression that prest. Joseph Smith made use of once in his hearing that if the enemy did not let him alone he would call from to the and raise forces to sweep these so that there not be left one to piss against the wall. We ought to prepare ourselves all the while for what is coming, for the enemies are making preparations to destroy us all the time. [p. [160]]
for protection. We are heaping together the funeral pile [pyre] of this generation and the more faggots we can heap together, the hotter it will burn when we apply the torch. As to the idea of seeking out a home or a house of entertainment he is in favor of it all the time.
Coun. said while the brethren were speaking on the subject of getting assistance it brought to his mind an expression that prest. Joseph Smith made use of once in his hearing that if the enemy did not let him alone he would call from to the and raise forces to sweep these so that there not be left one to piss against the wall. We ought to prepare ourselves all the while for what is coming, for the enemies are making preparations to destroy us all the time. [p. [160]]
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