I saw a man clothed with rags . . . a book in his hand, and a great burden upon his back.
John Bunyan (1628 - 1688)
Source: Pilgrim’s Progress, 1678.
Contributed by: Zaady
Every fat [vat] must stand upon his bottom.
Source: Pilgrim’s Progress, 1678. Part i.
Now, I saw, upon a time, when he was walking in the fields, that he was, as he was wont, reading in his book, and greatly distressed in his mind; and, as he read, he burst out, as he had done before, crying, What shall I do to be saved?
It beareth the name of Vanity Fair, because the town where 't is kept is lighter than vanity.
A man there was, tho' some did count him mad, The more he cast away, the more he had.
The Author's Way of sending forth his Second Part of the Pilgrim. Some things are of that nature as to make One's fancy chuckle, while his heart doth ache.
Source: Pilgrim’s Progress, 1678. Part ii.
The name of the slough was Despond.
He that is down needs fear no fall.
The name of the one was Obstinate and the name of the other was Pliable.
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