John Bunyan Poems
- Upon A Snail She goes but softly, but she goeth sure, She ...
- He That Is Down Needs Fear No ... He that is down needs ...
- Of The Boy And Butterfly Behold, how eager this our little ...
- The Shepherd Boy Sings In The ...
- Of Godly Fear Us godly fear delightful unto thee, That fear ...
- The Sinner And The Spider Sinner. What black, what ugly ...
- Of Holiness Of Life Now, then, if holiness thou wouldst ...
John Bunyan was an English Christian writer and preacher, who is well-known for his book The Pilgrim's Progress. Though he was a Reformed Baptist, he is remembered in the Church of England with a Lesser Festival on August 30th, and on the liturgical calendar of the Episcopal Church (US) on August 29th.
John Bunyan was born in 1628 to Thomas and Margaret Bunyan in Bunyan's End in the parish of Elstow, Bedfordshire, England. Bunyan's End was located approximately half way between the hamlet of Harrowden (one mile southeast of Bedford) and Elstow's High Street. He is recorded in the Elstow parish register as having been baptised John Bunyan, on 30 November ... more »
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Upon A Snail
She goes but softly, but she goeth sure,
She stumbles not, as stronger creatures do.
Her journey's shorter, so she may endure
Better than they which do much farther go.
She makes no noise, but stilly seizeth on
The flower or herb appointed for her food,
The which she quietly doth feed upon
While others range and glare, but find no good.
And though she doth but very softly go,
However, 'tis not fast nor slow, but sure;
And certainly they that do travel so,
The prize they do aim at they do procure.
Although they seem not much to stir, ...