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It must be assumed, based on the size of the plates & the difficulty in hand inscribing characters into metal, that space and words should have been condensed in every instance. The Book of Mormon is replete with the opposite & redundancy is in full sway. One such example is:

“O ye people of these great cities which have fallen, who are descendants of Jacob, yea, who are of the house of Israel, HOW OFT HAVE I GATHERED YOU AS A HEN GATHERETH HER CHICKENS UNDER HER WINGS, and have nourished you. And again, HOW OFT WOULD I HAVE GATHERED YOU AS A HEN GATHERETH HER CHICKENS UNDER HER WINGS, yea, O ye people of the house of Israel, who have fallen; yea, O ye people of the house of Israel, ye that dwell at Jerusalem, as ye that have fallen; yea, HOW OFT WOULD I HAVE GATHERED YOU AS A HEN GATHERETH HER CHICKENS, and ye would not. O ye house of Israel whom I have spared, HOW OFT WILL I GATHER YOU AS A HEN GATHERETH HER CHICKENS UNDER HER WINGS, if ye will repent and return unto me with full purpose of heart.”

~3 Nephi 10:4-6; EMPHASIS ADDED~