Pilgrim's Progress


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Noun1.Pilgrim's Progress - an allegory written by John Bunyan in 1678Pilgrim's Progress - an allegory written by John Bunyan in 1678
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There had been an old copy of the Pilgrim's Progress, with strange plates, upon a shelf at home, over which she had often pored whole evenings, wondering whether it was true in every word, and where those distant countries with the curious names might be.
One was Pilgrim's Progress, about a man that left his family, it didn't say why.
Dinah was a riddle to her; Hetty looked at her much in the same way as one might imagine a little perching bird that could only flutter from bough to bough, to look at the swoop of the swallow or the mounting of the lark; but she did not care to solve such riddles, any more than she cared to know what was meant by the pictures in the Pilgrim's Progress, or in the old folio Bible that Marty and Tommy always plagued her about on a Sunday.
I've read The Lamplighter, and Scottish Chiefs, and Ivanhoe, and The Heir of Redclyffe, and Cora, the Doctor's Wife, and David Copperfield, and The Gold of Chickaree, and Plutarch's Lives, and Thaddeus of Warsaw, and Pilgrim's Progress, and lots more.
In the family "keeping-room," as it is termed, he will remember the staid, respectable old book-case, with its glass doors, where Rollin's History,[1] Milton's Paradise Lost, Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, and Scott's Family Bible,[2] stand side by side in decorous order, with multitudes of other books, equally solemn and respectable.
In his apology for the use of allegory at the beginning of The Pilgrim's Progress, Bunyan confessed that he did not write it "to please my neighbor" but "my own self to satisfy.
In Thompson's telling, Pilgrim's Progress mapped "the inner spiritual landscape of the poor man's Dissent--of the 'tailors, leather-sellers, soap-boilers, brewers, weavers and tinkers' who were among Baptist preachers--a landscape seeming all the more lurid, suffused with passionate energy and conflict, from the frustration of these passions in the outer world: Beelzebub's Castle, the giants Bloody-man, Maul, and Slay-Good, the Hill Difficulty, Doubting Castle, Vanity Fair, the Enchanted Ground; a way 'full of snares, pits, traps, and gins.
After England's The Pilgrim's Progress, France's Beauty and the Beast, Germany's Hansel and Gretel and a Bavarian interpretation of Christ's Nativity are scheduled to round out the year.
She also gave Elizabeth a copy of Pilgrim's Progress and also wrote a personal note in that.
Pilgrim's Progress - a mix of psychedelic guitar rock, Indian music and Ennio Morricone style movie themes - was recorded at Alonza's home near the medieval town of Chimay.
St Anselm's Kennington is offering a series of murals by Norma Adams (RA) on the theme of The Pilgrim's Progress for permanent loan to another church.