John Bunyan


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Noun1.John Bunyan - English preacher and author of an allegorical novel, Pilgrim's Progress (1628-1688)John Bunyan - English preacher and author of an allegorical novel, Pilgrim's Progress (1628-1688)
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This very neat and spacious edifice is erected on the site of the little wicket gate, which formerly, as all old pilgrims will recollect, stood directly across the highway, and, by its inconvenient narrowness, was a great obstruction to the traveller of liberal mind and expansive stomach The reader of John Bunyan will be glad to know that Christian's old friend Evangelist, who was accustomed to supply each pilgrim with a mystic roll, now presides at the ticket office.
At the end of the valley, as John Bunyan mentions, is a cavern, where, in his days, dwelt two cruel giants, Pope and Pagan, who had strown the ground about their residence with the bones of slaughtered pilgrims.
Sometimes, when much excited with his subject, he had an odd way - compounded of John Bunyan, and Balfour of Burley - of taking his great quarto Bible under his arm and pacing up and down the pulpit with it; looking steadily down, meantime, into the midst of the congregation.
Tom received the compliment with becoming modesty, and began to look as affable as was consistent, as John Bunyan says, "with his doggish nature.
1660: John Bunyan, author of The Pilgrim's Progress, was jailed for preaching without a licence.
Kafta and Edgar Alan Poe, because of their physical and mental problems, created great works of literature, and the manic depressive John Bunyan wrote his classic work "Pilgrim's Progress".
You may expect a very short article on such a subject as John Bunyan as a spiritual guide.
Aldwyn David with Scottie Jim Macormack veteran \Charlie Foulkes along with "Bungie" John Bunyan performed to a resounding win on their rink to secure another two points, 12 shots on the last five ends devastated their opposition.
The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come" is a Christian allegory written by John Bunyan and published in February, 1678.
Christopher Hill, A Tinker and a Poor Man: John Bunyan and his Church, 1628-1688 (New York 1989), 375; Isabel Hofmeyr, The Portable Bunyan: A Transnational History of The Pilgrim's Progress (Princeton 2004).
In 1688, preacher and novelist John Bunyan, author of ''The Pilgrim's Progress,'' died in London.
These include Utopia by Sir Thomas More, first published in 1551, Robert Blatchford's Merrie England, The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan and The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine.