165 years ago today - Dec 21, 1847

[Brigham Young Sermon] A man by seeking that which did not belong to him would loose that which he seemeth to have as in this case of Br. Andrews, who by unlawfully marrying this woman, is now left without any wife. There is no elder in this Church who has any right to marry a woman to a man who has a living wife. Many men act like fools as soon as they get an idea that women should obey their husbands and be passive in their hands. They will go to the woods and get a bundle of sticks and commence whipping their wives to make them obey them. In the first place a husband should be a righteous man, a man of God, and rule his household in righteousness and govern his wife with kindness and love and not with a rod, club, or his fist. ...

[Source: The Complete Discourses of Brigham Young, Ed. Richard S. Van Wagoner, Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City (2009)]

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