The Pilgrim's Progress. with a Life of Bunyan, by J.M. Wilson and Notes Abridged from T. Scott

The Pilgrim's Progress. with a Life of Bunyan, by J.M. Wilson and Notes Abridged from T. Scott

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...I have gone through this valley many a time, and never was better than when here. I have also been a conductor to several pilgrims, and they have confessed the same. "To this man will I hole, (saith the King, ) even to him that is poor, and of a contrite spirit, and that trembleth at my word." Now they were come to the place where the afore-mentioned battle was fought. Then said the guide to Christiana, her children, and Mercy, This is the place; on this ground Christian stood, and up there came Apollyon against him. And look, did I not tell you? here is some of your husband's blood upon these stones to this day. Behold, also, how here and there are yet to be seen, upon the place, some of the shivers of Apollyon's broken darts! See also how they did beat the ground with their feet as they fought, to make good their places against each other! how also, with their by-blows, they did split the very stones in pieces! Verily Christian did here play the man, and showed himself as stout as Hercules could, had he been here, even he himself. When Apollyon was beat, he made his retreat to the next valley, that is called the Valley of the Shadow of Death, unto which we shall come anon. Lo! yonder also stands a Monument, on which is engraven this battle, and Christian's victory, to. his fame throughout all ages. So, because it stood just on the way-side before them, they stepped to it, and read the writing, which, word for word, was this: Hard by here was a battle fought, Most strange, and yet most true; Christian and Apollyon sought Each other to subdue. The man so bravely play'd the man, He made the fiend to fly; Of which a monument I stand, The same to testify. When they had passed by this place, they came upon the borders of the Shadow of Death;...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236602625
  • 9781236602626