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The Pilgrims’ Progress Book One: Stage Ten

THE TENTH STAGE Then Christian addressed himself thus to his fellow: CHR. Well, come, my good Hopeful, I perceive that thou and I must walk by ourselves again. So I saw in my dream, that they went on apace before, and Ignorance he came hobbling after. Then said Christian to his companion, I much pity this poor man: it will …

THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS: Part Two

PART II WHEREIN IS SET FORTH THE MANNER OF THE SETTING OUT OF CHRISTIAN’S WIFE AND CHILDREN; THEIR DANGEROUS JOURNEY, AND SAFE ARRIVAL AT THE DESIRED COUNTRY. I have used similtudes.—Hos. 12:10. THE AUTHOR’S WAY OF SENDING FORTH HIS SECOND PART OF THE PILGRIM Go, now, my little Book, to every place Where my first Pilgrim has but shown his face: Call at their …

THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS: Part Two

COURTEOUS COMPANIONS Some time since, to tell you my dream that I had of Christian the pilgrim, and of his dangerous journey towards the Celestial country, was pleasant to me and profitable to you. I told you then also what I saw concerning his wife and children, and how unwilling they were to go with him on pilgrimage; insomuch that …

THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS: Part Two: First Stage

THE FIRST STAGE By this time Christiana was got on her way, and Mercy went along with her: so as they went, her children being there also, Christiana began to discourse. And, Mercy, said Christiana, I take this as an unexpected favor, that thou shouldest set forth out of doors with me to accompany me a little in the way. …

THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS: Part Two: Second Stage

THE SECOND STAGE So I saw in my dream, that they walked on their way, and had the weather very comfortable to them. Then Christiana began to sing, saying, Blessed be the day that I began A pilgrim for to be; And blessed also be the man That thereto moved me. ’Tis true, ’t was long ere I began To …

THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS: Part Two: Third Stage

THE THIRD STAGE The Interpreter then called for a man-servant of his, one Great-heart, and bid him take A sword, and helmet, and shield; and, Take these my daughters, said he, conduct them to the house called Beautiful, at which place they will rest next. So he took his weapons, and went before them; and the Interpreter said, God speed. …

THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS: Part Two: Fourth Stage

THE FOURTH STAGE Now when they had eaten and drank, and had chatted a little longer, their guide said to them, The day wears away; if you think good, let us prepare to be going. So they got up to go, and the little boys went before; But Christiana forgot to take her bottle of spirits with her, so she …

THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS: Part Two: Fifth Stage

THE FIFTH STAGE Now I saw in my dream, that they went forward until they were come to the brow of the Hill; where Piety, bethinking herself, cried out, Alas, I have forgot what I intended to bestow upon Christiana and her companions: I will go back and fetch it. So she ran and fetched it. While she was gone, …

THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS: Part Two: Sixth Stage

THE SIXTH STAGE Now I saw that they went on to the ascent that was a little way off, cast up to be a prospect for pilgrims. That was the place from whence Christian had the first sight of Faithful his brother. Wherefore, here they sat down and rested. They also here did eat and drink, and make merry, for …

THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS: Part Two: Seventh Stage

THE SEVENTH STAGE Well, the time grew on that the pilgrims must go on their way; wherefore they prepared for their journey. They sent for their friends; they conferred with them; they had some time set apart therein to commit each other to the protection of their Prince. There were again that brought them of such things as they had, …