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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Already, before his imprisonment, he had written several books, and now he wrote that for which he is most famous, the Pilgrim's Progress.
One of those minds produced the Paradise Lost, the other the Pilgrim's Progress.
Bunyan wrote a second part or sequel to the Pilgrim's Progress, in which he tells of the adventures of Christian's wife and children on their way to Zion.
And I must tell you that many people now think that it was during this later short imprisonment that Bunyan wrote the Pilgrim's Progress, and not during the earlier and longer.
No, F-l-x, we would not call Treasure Island or the Pilgrim's Progress dime novels.
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.
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.
1660: John Bunyan, author of The Pilgrim's Progress, was jailed for preaching without a licence.
John Bunyan's religious allegory The Pilgrim's Progress (1678) includes a character identified as "a man.
1678: John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress was published.
One year my birthday present was John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress (in the 1887 Hodder and Stoughton edition), which definitely needed no gloss.
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.