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If that a pearl may in a toad's head dwell,
And may be found too in an oyster shell.

If that a pearl may in a toad's head dwell,
And may be found too in an oyster shell.

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[Mr. Gifford] made it much his business to deliver the people of God from all those false and unsound rests read more

[Mr. Gifford] made it much his business to deliver the people of God from all those false and unsound rests that by nature we are prone to take and make to our souls. He pressed us to take special heed that we took not up any truth upon trust -- as from this or that, or any other man or men -- but to cry mightily to God that He would convince us of the reality thereof, and set us down therein by his own Spirit in the holy word.

by John Bunyan Found in: Christianity Quotes,
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The name of the Slough was Despond.

The name of the Slough was Despond.

by John Bunyan Found in: Despair Quotes,
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Yestreen, when to the trembling string
The dance gaed thro' the lighted ha',
To thee my fancy read more

Yestreen, when to the trembling string
The dance gaed thro' the lighted ha',
To thee my fancy took its wing;
I sat, but neither heard nor saw.

by John Bunyan Found in: General Sayings,
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Breathes there a man, whose judgment clear
Can others teach their course to steer,
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Breathes there a man, whose judgment clear
Can others teach their course to steer,
Yet run himself life's mad career
Wild as the wave?

by John Bunyan Found in: General Sayings,
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