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Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

of the earth, and hear the words of that God who made you. O, ye nations of the earth, how often would I have gathered you together as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, but ye would not? How oft have I called upon you by the mouth of my servants, and by the ministering of angels, and by mine own voice, and by the voice of thunderings, and by the voice of lightnings, and by the voice of tempests, and by the voice of earthquakes, and great hailstorms, and by the voice of famines and pestilences of every kind, and by the great sound of a trump, and by the voice of judgment, and by the voice of mercy all the day long, and by the voice of glory and honor, and the riches of eternal life, and would have saved you with an everlasting salvation, but ye would not? Behold the day has come, when the cup of the wrath of mine indignation is full.
7 Behold, verily I say unto you, that these are the words of the Lord your God: wherefore, labor ye, labor ye in my vineyard for the last time: for the last time call upon the inhabitants of the earth, for in my own due time will I come upon the earth in judgment: and my people shall be redeemed and shall reign with me on earth: for the great Millenial, which I have spoken by the mouth of my servants, shall come; for satan shall be bound; and when he is loosed again, he shall only reign for a little season, and then cometh the end of the earth: and he that liveth in righteousness, shall be changed in the twinkling of an eye: and the earth shall pass away so as [p. 178]
of the earth, and hear the words of that God  who made you. O, ye nations of the earth,  how often would I have gathered you together  as a hen gathereth her chickens under her  wings, but ye would not? How oft have I  called upon you by the mouth of my servants,  and by the ministering of angels, and by mine  own voice, and by the voice of thunderings,  and by the voice of lightnings, and by the  voice of tempests, and by the voice of earth quakes, and great hailstorms, and by the voice  of famines and pestilences of every kind, and  by the great sound of a trump, and by the voice  of judgment, and by the voice of mercy all the  day long, and by the voice of glory and honor,  and the riches of eternal life, and would have  saved you with an everlasting salvation, but  ye would not? Behold the day has come,  when the cup of the wrath of mine indignation  is full.
7 Behold, verily I say unto you, that these  are the words of the Lord your God: where fore, labor ye, labor ye in my vineyard for the  last time: for the last time call upon the inha bitants of the earth, for in my own due time  will I come upon the earth in judgment: and  my people shall be redeemed and shall reign  with me on earth: for the great Millenial,  which I have spoken by the mouth of my ser vants, shall come; for satan shall be bound;  and when he is loosed again, he shall only  reign for a little season, and then cometh the  end of the earth: and he that liveth in righte ousness, shall be changed in the twinkling of  an eye: and the earth shall pass away so as [p. 178]
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The Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Carefully Selected from the Revelations of God. By Joseph Smith, President of Said Church. 2nd ed. Nauvoo, IL: John Taylor, 1844; 3–448; includes typeset signature marks and copyright notice. The copy presented herein is held at CHL; includes marginalia and archival markings.
All but the final gathering of this book was printed in octodecimo format on thirteen sheets that were cut and folded into thirteen gatherings of eighteen leaves (thirty-six pages) each. The final gathering comprises eight leaves (sixteen pages). The text block measures 5⅞ × 3⅝ inches (15 × 9 cm).
The copy of the book presented herein is in a presentation binding of red sheepskin with gilt edges. The volume measures 6 × 3⅞ × 1 inches (15 × 10 × 3 cm). The spine is stamped with gilt ornamental panels and “Doctrine | and | Covenants” and “J. Glenn.” in gilt. The front and back pastedowns, the front flyleaf, and the back flyleaf are single-sided marbled leaves featuring a shell pattern with brown body and veins of red and white. In this copy, the first leaf of the first gathering, which is blank in other extant copies, is missing. The verso of the front flyleaf has two inscriptions, the first in graphite and the second in ink: “RN 69025 | Vault | Book Area | M223.1 | D632 | 1844” and “Jane Glenn | from her friend | Leonora Taylor | Nauvoo Oct 27th | 1844”. The handwriting of the first inscription is unknown; Leonora Taylor inscribed the second.
As the aforementioned ink inscription indicates, Leonora Taylor, wife of early church leader and printer John Taylor

1 Nov. 1808–25 July 1887. Preacher, editor, publisher, politician. Born at Milnthorpe, Westmoreland Co., England. Son of James Taylor and Agnes Taylor, members of Church of England. Around age sixteen, joined Methodists and was local preacher. Migrated from...

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, presented this book to Jane Glenn. The book came into the possession of the Historical Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints circa 1983.

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