John Bunyan

Elstow, Bedfordshire, England.
John Bunyan
Elstow, Bedfordshire, England.

Poems

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1.
He That Is Down Needs Fear No Fall,
He that is down needs fear no fall,
He that is low no pride;
He that is humble ever shall
Have God to be his guide.
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2.
Of The Boy And Butterfly
Behold, how eager this our little boy
Is for a butterfly, as if all joy,
All profits, honours, yea, and lasting pleasures,
Were wrapped up in her, or the richest treasures
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3.
Of Man By Nature
From God he's a backslider,
Of ways he loves the wider;
With wickedness a sider,
More venom than a spider.
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4.
The Shepherd Boy Sings In The Valley Of Humiliation
HE that is down needs fear no fall,
   He that is low, no pride;
He that is humble ever shall
   Have God to be his guide.
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5.
How Graces Are To Be Obtained
The next word that I would unto thee say,
Is how thou mayst attain without delay,

Those blessed graces, and that holiness
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6.
Of Godly Fear
Us godly fear delightful unto thee,
That fear that God himself delights to see

Bear sway in them that love him? then he will
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7.
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.
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8.
The Sinner And The Spider
Sinner.

What black, what ugly crawling thing art thou?
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9.
Of Holiness Of Life
Now, then, if holiness thou wouldst obtain,
And wouldst a tender Christian man remain,

Keep faith in action, let that righteousness
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10.
Meditations Upon A Candle
Man's like a candle in a candlestick,
Made up of tallow and a little wick;
And as the candle when it is not lighted,
So is he who is in his sins benighted.
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