The Pilgrim's Progress from Earth to Heaven: In Two Parts, an Epic Poem

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Samuel Bagster and Sons, 1845 - 154 pages
 

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Page v - I show'd them others, that I might see whether They would condemn them, or them justify : And some said, " Let them live ; " some, " Let them die.' Some said, " John, print it ;" others said, " Not so." Some said, " It might do good ;" others said,
Page 177 - The Lord recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the Lord God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust.
Page v - Fell suddenly into an allegory About their Journey, and the Way to Glory, In more than twenty things; which I set down. This done; I twenty more had in my crown: And they again began to multiply Like sparks that from the coals of fire do fly.
Page 271 - I am going to my Father's; and though with great difficulty I have got hither, yet now I do not repent me of all the trouble I have been at to arrive where I am. My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it. My marks and scars I carry with me, to be a witness for me that I have fought His battles, who now will be my rewarder.
Page 42 - My GOD hath sent His angel, and hath shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me : forasmuch as before Him innocency was found in me ; and also before thee, O king, have I done no hurt.
Page 115 - Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the paths of the destroyer.
Page 97 - Then with a grim and surly voice he bid them awake, and asked them whence they were and what they did in his grounds. They told him they were pilgrims and that they had lost their way. Then said the giant, You have this night trespassed on me by trampling in and lying on my grounds, and therefore you must go along with me.
Page 137 - Then they both took courage, and the enemy was after that as still as a stone, until they were gone over. Christian therefore presently found ground to stand upon, and so it followed that the rest of the river was but shallow.
Page 97 - Now, Giant Despair had a wife, and her name was Diffidence : so when he was gone to bed, he told his wife what he had done, to wit, that he had taken a couple of prisoners and cast them into his dungeon, for trespassing on his grounds. Then he asked her also what he had best to do further to them.
Page 15 - For as many as are of the works of the law, are under the curse : for it is written, Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.

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