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JOHN BUNYAN
English clergyman, writer and author of The Pilgrim's Progress
(1628 - 1688)
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Some said, John, print it, others said, Not so;
  Some said, It might do good, others said, No.
      - Apology for his Book (l. 39) [Books]

If that a pearl may in a toad's head dwell,
  And may be found too in an oyster shell.
      - Apology for his Book (l. 89)
        [Frogs : Oysters : Pearls]

When the time was come for them to depart, they went to the Brink of the River. The last words of Mr. Despondency were, Farewell Night, welcome Day. His daughter went through the River singing, but none could understand what she said.
      - Pilgrim's Progress [Religion]

So he passed over and all the trumpets sounded
  For him on the other side.
      - Pilgrim's Progress (close of pt. II),
        Death of Valiant for Truth [Death]

And behold there was a very stately palace before him, the name of which was Beautiful.
      - Pilgrim's Progress (pt. I) [Beauty]

As I walked through the wilderness of this world.
      - Pilgrim's Progress (pt. I)
        [Books (First Lines)]

Dark as pitch.
      - Pilgrim's Progress (pt. I) [Darkness]

Every fat (vat) must stand upon its bottom.
      - Pilgrim's Progress (pt. I) [Proverbs]

It beareth the name of Vanity Fair, because the town where it is kept is "lighter than vanity."
      - Pilgrim's Progress (pt. I) [Vanity]

Saint abroad, and a devil at home.
      - Pilgrim's Progress (pt. I) [Hypocrisy]

The name of the Slough was Despond.
      - Pilgrim's Progress (pt. I, ch. II)
        [Despair]

Go now, my little book, to every place
  Where my first pilgrim has but shown his face.
    Call at their door: if any way "Who's there?"
      Then answer thou "Christiana is here."
      - Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II) [Books]

He that is down needs fear no fall
  He that is low, no pride.
      - Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)
        [Failure : Proverbs]

Some things are of that nature as to make
  One's fancy chuckle, while his heart doth ache.
      - Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II, l. 126),
        The Author's Way of Sending Forth his Second Part of the Pilgrim
        [Contentment : Fancy]

As so I penned
  It down, until at last it came to be,
    For length and breadth, the bigness which you see.
      - Pilgrim's Progress--Apology for his Book
        [Authorship]


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