The Pilgrim’s Progress
Important Quotations Explained
1. But must
I needs want solidness, because
By metaphors I speak? Were not God’s laws,
His gospel laws, in olden time held forth
By types, shadows, and metaphors?
is a poor burdened sinner. I come from the City of Destruction,
but am going to Mount Zion, that I may be delivered from the Wrath
to come; I would therefore, Sir, since I am informed that by this
Gate is the Way thither, know if you are willing to let me in?
3. By this
I perceive thou art one of my subjects; for all that country is
mine, and I am the Prince and God of it. How is it then that thou
hast run away from thy King?
said she, my Sons, you transgress, for that fruit is none of ours;
but she did not know that they did belong to the Enemy: I’ll warrant
you, if she had, she would have been ready to die for fear.
were they with which we were beguiled,
Yet Sin, not Apples, hath our souls defiled.
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