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Archive for September 28th, 2011

You cannot indulge

 

 

 in OT “morality”

 

 

and enjoy a NT experience.  

– eab, 9/4/11

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As so I penned It down, until at last it came to be,

For length and breadth, the bigness which you see.
            – John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress, Apology for his Book

 

Dark as pitch.
            – John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress, pt. I

 

The name of the Sloughwas Despond.
            – John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress, pt. I

 

He that is down needs fear no fall He that is low, no pride.
            – John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress, pt. II

 

Saint abroad, and a devil at home.
            – John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress, pt. I

 

Every fat (vat) must stand upon its bottom.
            – John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress, pt. I

 

Know, prudent cautious self-control Is wisdom’s root.
            – John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress, pt. II

 

Nae man can tether time nor tide.
            – John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress, pt. II

 

It beareth the name of Vanity Fair, because the town where it is kept is “lighter than vanity.”
            – John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress, pt. I

 

John Bunyan, (it is said) published on this date9/28/1678, his famous Pilgrim’s Progress. 

(Note: It was licensed in February but may well not have been published till September.)

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