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CHRISTIAN AND THE LIONS
CHRISTIAN IN THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH 67
GIANT DESPAIR THREATENING THE PILGRIMS
CHRISTIAN AND HOPEFUL ENTERING THE RIVER
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Would'st thou divert thyself from melancholy?
Dost thou love picking meat? Or would'st thou see
Would'st read thyself, and read thou know'st not what,
By reading the same lines? O then come hither,
As I was walking through the wilderness of this world, I lighted on a certain place where was a den, and laid me down in that place to sleep; and as I slept, I dreamed a dream. I dreamed, and behold, I saw a man clothed in rags, standing in a certain place, with his face from his own house, a book in his hand, and a great burden upon his back. I looked, and saw him open the book, and read therein and as he read, he wept and trembled; and not being able longer to contain, he brake out with a lamentable cry, saying, "What shall I do ?"
In this plight, therefore, he went home, and restrained himself as long as he could, that his wife and children should not perceive his distress; but he could not be silent long, because his trouble increased; wherefore, at length, he brake his mind to his wife and children, and thus he began to talk to them: 66 O my dear wife," said he, " and you, the children of my bowels, I, your dear friend, am in myself undone, by reason of a burden that lieth hard upon me: moreover, I am certainly informed, that this our city will be burned with fire from heaven; in which fearful over
THIS WORLD TO THAT WHICH IS TO COME.
"This book, it chalketh out before thine eyes
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