Bunyan Characters (3rd Series)

Being Lectures Delivered In St. George's Free Church, Edinburgh

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Author: Alexander Whyte
Language: English
Wordcount: 83,999 / 230 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,158
mnybks.net#: 7453
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Criticism, Religion
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erve Him as Dante did. And so it is in the Holy War. John Bunyan is in the Pilgrim's Progress, but there are more men and other men than its author in that rich and populous book, and other experiences and other attainments than his. But in the Holy War we have Bunyan himself as fully and as exclusively as we have Dante in the Divine Comedy. In the first edition of the Holy War there is a frontispiece conceived and executed after the anatomical and symbolical manner which was so common in that day, and which is to be seen at its perfection in the English edition of Jacob Behmen. The frontispiece is a full-length likeness of the author of the Holy War, with his whole soul laid open and his hidden heart 'anatomised.' Why, asked Wordsworth, and Matthew Arnold in our day has echoed the question--why does Homer still so live and rule without a rival in the world of letters? And they answer that it is because he always sang with his eye so fixed upon its object. 'Homer, to thee I turn.' And so it was with Da

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