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The Works of John Bunyan, vols 1-3

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Author: John Bunyan
Language: English
Wordcount: 2,207,188 / 3736 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.3
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 1,725
mnybks.net#: 1342
Genres: Religion, Essays
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h every depraved character; but he goes further, when he asserts that 'Bunyan's heart never was hardened.'[22] This is directly opposed to his description of himself:--'I found within me a great desire to take my fill of sin, still studying what sin was yet to be committed; and I made as much haste as I could to fill my belly with its delicates, lest I should die before I had my desire.' He thus solemnly adds, 'In these things, I protest before God, I lie not, neither do I feign this sort of speech; these were really, strongly, and with all my heart, my desires; the good Lord, whose mercy is unsearchable, forgive me my transgressions.' The whole of his career, from childhood to manhood, was, 'According to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience' (Eph 2:2).

These reminiscences are alluded to in the prologue of the Holy War:--

'When Mansoul trampled upon things Divine, And wallowed in filth as doth a swi

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