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Life and Death of Mr. Badman

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Author: John Bunyan
Published: 1682
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,545 / 210 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.6
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 1,500
mnybks.net#: 1335
Genres: Religion, Essays
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tted; Bunyan's own title--'The Holy War made by Shaddai upon Diabolus for the regaining of the Metropolis of the World'--is altered to the feebler and more commonplace form--'The Holy War made by Christ upon the Devil for the Regaining of Man'; and, further, when a new edition was issued in 1696, the alterations and omissions of 168 4 were ignored, and a simple reprint made of the first edition of 1682.

J. B. {1c} 9 October, 1905.


THE AUTHOR TO THE READER


Courteous Reader,

I was considering with my self, what I had written concerning the Progress of the Pilgrim from this World to Glory; and how it had been acceptable to many in this Nation: It came again into my mind to write, as then, of him that was going to Heaven, so now, of the Life and Death of the Ungodly, and of their travel from this world to Hell. The which in this I have done, and have put it, as thou seest, under the Name and Title of Mr. Badman, a Name very proper for such a Subject: I have also put it into t

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