155 years ago today - May 1, 1865 (Missionary Meeting)

[Brigham Young]

"Don't touch the women. I told one woman in England that kick keep out of bed. It is the greatest temptation of man that of women. It is the greatest temptation to women to enjoy the embraces of women. Joseph said to Oliver, let that woman alone. When Joseph commenced to receive revelation he got the [-] or marrow of the doctrine now called celestial marriage, and Joseph told Oliver to let it alone. And he felt he could do it, but is was his [Oliver's] ruin'-[paragraph blacked out] Leave women and liquor alone. If women came after you, let them alone."

[General Church Minutes quoted in The Complete Discourses of Brigham Young, Ed. Richard S. Van Wagoner, Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City (2009), http://bit.ly/BY-discourses]

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