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THAT WHICH IS TO COME;
THE SIMILITUDE OF A DREAM:
WHEREIN IS DISCOVERED,
THE MANNER OF HIS SETTING OUT, HIS DANGEROUS JOURNEY,
AND HIS ARRIVAL AT THE DESIRED COUNTRY.
BY JOHN BUNYAN.
ILLUSTRATED BY SIX ENGRAVINGS, FROM DESIGNS BY CLENNELL.
OLIVER & BOYD, TWEEDDALE COURT;
THE AUTHOR'S APOLOGY
WHEN at the first I took my pen in hand,
And thus it was: I, writing of the way And race of saints in this our gospel-day, Fell suddenly into an allegory About their journey, and the way to glory, In more than twenty things, which I set down; This done, I twenty more had in my crown; And they again began to multiply, Like sparks that from the coals of fire do fly. Nay then, thought I, if that yo'l breed so fast, I'll put you by yourselves, lest you at last Should prove ad infinitum and eat out The book that I already am about.
Well, so I did; but yet I did not think