A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XVIII

CHAPTER XVIII [CONTENTS:—More Diabolonians tried and condemned—The Work concludes with an admirable speech of Emmanuel, reciting his gracious acts, and informing his people of his intention to rebuild the town with the greatest splendour, and recommending a suitable conduct in the meantime.] More Diabolonians tried …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XVII

CHAPTER XVII [CONTENTS:—A new army of Bloodmen, or persecutors, attack the town, but are surrounded by the Mansoulians, headed by Faith and Patience—The examination of some of the leaders—Evil-questioning entertains some of the Doubters, but is discovered by Diligence—The principal Doubters tried, convicted, and executed.] …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XVI

CHAPTER XVI [CONTENTS:—A new plot is laid to ruin the town by riches and prosperity—Emmanuel, according to his promise, appears in the field, to assist the forces of Mansoul, whereby the whole army of Doubters is completely routed—Emmanuel enters the town amidst the joyful acclamations …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XV

CHAPTER XV [CONTENTS:—The inhabitants of Mansoul make a rash sortie on the enemy by night, but are repulsed with loss—Diabolus makes a desperate attack upon Feel-gate, which, being weak, he forces; and his army of Doubters possess the town, and do incredible mischief—The inhabitants, sorely …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XIV

CHAPTER XIV [CONTENTS:—The plot discovered by Mr. Prywell—Preparations made for defence—More Diabolonians executed—The army of Doubters approach the town—An assault made upon Ear-gate, which is repelled—The drummer beats a parley, which is disregarded—Diabolus attempts to deceive by flattery, but is answered by the Lord Mayor—Jolly …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XIII

CHAPTER XIII [CONTENTS:—The Diabolonians take courage from the departure of Emmanuel, and plots are formed in hell for a counter-revolution in Mansoul—Covetousness, Lasciviousness, and Anger, by changing their names, are introduced into respectable families, where they corrupt their masters, and do incredible mischief—An army of …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XII

CHAPTER XII [CONTENTS:—Carnal-security prevailing in the town, a coolness takes place between the inhabitants and Emmanuel; who, being greatly offended, privately withdraws—Godly-fear, who detects the cause of his removal, excites the people to destroy Mr. Carnal-security—Measures are then taken to induce Emmanuel to return.] But …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XI

CHAPTER XI [CONTENTS:—Mr. Experience is made an officer—The charter of the town renewed, and enlarged with special privileges—The ministry of the gospel regularly established, under the direction of the Secretary—Mr. Conscience ordained a preacher, and his duty particularly specified—Directions how to behave to the ministers—The …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter X

CHAPTER X [CONTENTS:—The strongholds of Diabolus destroyed—Incredulity, Forget-good, Lustings, and other Diabolonians, apprehended, tried, and executed, to the great joy of Mansoul.] After this was done, Emmanuel gave out a commandment that those three great Diabolonians should be apprehended; namely, the two late Lord Mayors; …