REVOLT OF THE HAREM.
By an address, delivered by Brigham Young n the 13th September last, it appears that the vil of polygamy is correcting itself, and that he Mormon women are rebelling against their ondition. Young makes this admission—"I do know that there is no cessation to the ever-lasting whinings of many of the women of his territory. Men will say, "my wife, though a most excellent woman, has not seen a happy day since I took my second wife." "No, not a happy day for a year," says one; and another has not seen a happy day for five years. It is said that women are tied down and abused; that they are misused, and have not the liberty they ought to have; that many of them are wading through a perfect flood of tears, because of the conduct of some men, together with their own folly. I wish my own women to understand that what I am going to say is for them as well as others, and I want those who are here to tell their sisters, yes, all the women of this community, and then write it back to the states, and do as you please with it. I am going to give you from this time to the 6th day of October next for re-flection, that you may determine whether you wish to stay with your husband or no; and then I am going to set every woman at liberty, and say to them, "Now go your way my wo-men with the rest; go your way. And my wives have got to do one of two things; either round up their shoulders to endure the afflic-tions of this world and live for their religion, or they may leave, for I will not have them about me. I will go into heaven alone rather than have them scratching and fighting around me. I will set all at liberty. "What, first wife, too!” Yes, I will liberate you all. Now recollect, that two weeks from to-mor-row I am going to set you at liberty. But the first wife will say, "It is hard, for I have lived with my husband twenty years, or thirty, and have raised a family of children for him, and it is a great trial to me for him to have more women;" then I say it is time that you gave him up to other women who will bear children. If my wife had borne me all the children that she ever would bear, the celestial law would teach me to take young women that would have children. Do you understand this? I have told you many times that there are multitudes of pure and holy spirits waiting to take tab ernacles. Now, what is our duty? To pre-pare tabernacles for them; to take a course that will not tend to drive those spirits into the families of the wicked, where they will be trained in wickedness, debauchery and every species of crime. It is the duty of every righteous man and every woman to prepare tabernacles for all the spirits they can. Hence, if my women leave, I will go and search up others, who will abide the celestial law, and let all I now have go where they please—though I will send the Gospel to them
"This is the reason why the doctrine of plu-rality of wives was revealed, that the noble spirits which are waiting for tabernacles might be brought forth."
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