Pilgrim's Progress

CONTENTS.

 

Author’s Apology for his Book

PART I.

The First Stage. - Christian’s deplorable condition - Evangelist directs him - Obstinate and Pliable - Slough of Despond - Worldly Wiseman - Mount Sinai - Conversation with Evangelist

The Second Stage. - The Gate - conversation with Good-Will - the Interpreter’s House - Christian entertained - the sights there shown him

The Third Stage. - Loses his burden at the Cross - Simple, Sloth, Presumption, Formalist, Hypocrisy - hill Difficulty - the Arbor - misses his roll - the palace Beautiful - the lions - talk with Discretion, Piety, Prudence, and Charity - wonders shown to Christian - he is armed

The Fourth Stage. - Valley of Humiliation - conflict with Apollyon - Valley of the Shadow of Death - Giants Pope and Pagan

The Fifth Stage. - Discourse with Faithful - Talkative and Faithful - Talkative’s character

The Sixth Stage. - Evangelist overtakes Christian and Faithful - Vanity Fair - the Pilgrims brought to trial - Faithful’s martyrdom

The Seventh Stage. - Christian and Hopeful - By-ends and his companions - plain of Ease - Lucre-hill - Demas - the River of Life - Vain-Confidence - Giant Despair - the Pilgrims beaten - the Dungeon - the Key of Promise

The Eighth Stage. - The Delectable Mountains - entertained by the Shepherds - a by-way to Hell

The Ninth Stage. - Christian and Hopeful meet Ignorance - Turn-away - Little-Faith - the Flatterer - the net - chastised by a Shining One - Atheist - Enchanted Ground - Hopeful’s account of his conversion - discourse of Christian and Ignorance

The Tenth Stage. - Talk of Christian and Hopeful - Temporary - the backslider - the land of Beulah - Christian and Hopeful pass the River - welcome to the Celestial city

Conclusion of Part First

PART II.

Author’s Apology for the Second Part

Pilgrimage of Christiana and her children

The First Stage. - Christiana and Mercy - Slough of Despond - knocking at the gate - the Dog - talk between the Pilgrims

The Second Stage. - The Devil’s garden - two ill-favored ones assault them - the Reliever - entertainment at the Interpreter’s house - the Significant Rooms - Christiana and Mercy’s experience

The Third Stage. - Accompanied by Great-Heart - the Cross - justified by Christ - Sloth and his companions hung - the hill Difficulty - the Arbor

The Fourth Stage. - The Lions - Giant Grim slain by Great-Heart - the Pilgrims entertained - the children catechized by Prudence - Mr. Brisk - Matthew sick - the remedy - sights shown the Pilgrims

The Fifth Stage. - Valley of Humiliation - Valley of the Shadow of Death - Giant Maul slain

The Sixth Stage. - Discourse with Old Honest - character and history of Mr. Fearing - Mr. Self-will and some professors - Gaius’ house - conversation - the supper - Old Honest and Great-Heart’s riddles and discourse - Giant Slay-good killed - Mr. Feeble-mind’s history - Mr. Ready-to-halt - Vanity Fair - Mr. Mnason’s house - cheering entertainment and converse - a Monster

The Seventh Stage. - Hill Lucre - River of Life - Giant Despair killed - the Delectable Mountains - entertainment by the Shepherds

The Eighth Stage. - Valiant-for-Truth’s-Victory - his talk with Great-Heart - the Enchanted Ground - Heedless and Too-bold - Mr. Stand-fast - Madam Bubble’s temptations - the land of Beulah - Christiana summoned - her parting addresses - she passes the River - she is followed by Ready-to-halt, Feeble-mind, Despondency and his daughter, Honest, Valiant, Steadfast

Author’s Farewell