Minutes, 18 April 1844

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all our efforts, before we are aware, we will be governing the world. He compared the situation of the world to an old ship without a rudder on the midst of the sea. If our rudder is gone, we will endeavor to throw out our cable and try to bring the old ship to land. At the organization of this council he was in favor of the question. He gave his reasons, but he considers that we are not tied to any country. The great God holds control of the universe. Let the nations go on and drive themselves to ruin. All men appear to be dissatisfied. If you ever make a corporal of a man he is ready to rise up and cut your throat, he is so much bigger than you. [p. [161]]
all our efforts, before we are aware, we will be governing the world. He compared the situation of the world to an old ship without a rudder on the midst of the sea. If our rudder is gone, we will endeavor to throw out our cable and try to bring the old ship to land. At the organization of this council he was in favor of the question. He gave his reasons, but he considers that we are not tied to any country. The great God holds control of the universe. Let the nations go on and drive themselves to ruin. All men appear to be dissatisfied. If you ever make a corporal of a man he is ready to rise up and cut your throat, he is so much bigger than you. [p. [161]]
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