Appropriate remarks were made by Elder P.P. Pratt, by way of a brief review of what had already passed; and said that it had filled his heart so full, he felt more like keeping his seat, then attempting to describe his feelings, it was so much like trying to utter things which were unlawful.  Suffice it to say, he would like to see a few millions of people living under the influence of the spirit which characterizes the proceedings of this day; and he was sure that swords would be beat into ploughshares, spears into pruning hooks, and universal peace prevail; the kingdom of God would come, and the God of peace once more have dominion upon the earth.

[Deseret News, Aug. 10, 1850]

[transcribed and proofread by David Grow, Sept. 2006]

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