The disciples of the prophet had since redoubled their efforts, and resisted, by words at least, the authority of Congress.
Then, emphasising his words with his loud voice and frequent gestures, he related the history of the Mormons from Biblical times: how that, in Israel, a Mormon prophet of the tribe of Joseph published the annals of the new religion, and bequeathed them to his son Mormon; how, many centuries later, a translation of this precious book, which was written in Egyptian, was made by Joseph Smith, junior, a Vermont farmer, who revealed himself as a mystical prophet in 1825; and how, in short, the celestial messenger appeared to him in an illuminated forest, and gave him the annals of the Lord.
That's about the position of the patriarchs and prophets here.
These old patriarchs and prophets have got ages the start of you; they know more in two minutes than you know in a year.
I have done some indiscreet things in my day, but this thing of playing myself for a prophet
was the worst.
"Is the college a school of the prophets
now?" asked Charley.
"O sun," cried the prophet
, "O star that art too great to be allowed among the stars!
"Johnson was a Prophet
to his people: preached a Gospel to them,--as all like him always do.
a great prophet
is risen up among us; and That God hath visited his
"What did I tell about Kutuzov?" Prince Vasili now said with a prophet
The very friend to whom you communicated your misgivings as to the Prophet
and his mission, might be one of those who would come forth at night with fire and sword to exact a terrible reparation.
CHORUS My liege, if any man sees eye to eye With our lord Phoebus, 'tis our prophet
, lord Teiresias; he of all men best might guide A searcher of this matter to the light.
Yet the exotic had grown here, suddenly as the prophet
's gourd; and had drawn hither Tess.
"Don't you know the weather prophet
has told us we shall see the sun pretty soon?"
what a pregnant lesson to us is this prophet
! What a noble thing is that canticle in the fish's belly!