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Bunyan

[buhn-yuh n] /ˈbʌn yən/
noun
1.
John, 1628–88, English preacher: author of The Pilgrim's Progress.
2.
Paul, Paul Bunyan.
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  • You may say that Robespierre was morbid and unbalanced, and you may say the same of Bunyan.

    Alarms and Discursions G. K. Chesterton
  • But, like all real men, Bunyan had the worst opinion of himself.

    Bunyan

    James Anthony Froude
  • The women in Bedford, to whom Bunyan had opened his mind, had been naturally interested in him.

    Bunyan

    James Anthony Froude
  • There was no difficulty in convincing Bunyan that he was in a bad way.

    Bunyan

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  • To justify Bunyan he must come down and die again, and that was not to be thought of.

    Bunyan

    James Anthony Froude
  • Now, says Bunyan, there remained only the hinder part of the tempest.

    Bunyan

    James Anthony Froude
  • A man like Bunyan, who really believed this, might well be alarmed.

    Bunyan

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  • It was believed at that moment by Oliver Cromwell as completely as by Bunyan himself.

    Bunyan

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  • Bunyan was generally charitable in his judgment upon others.

    Bunyan

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  • I will give one more extract from Bunyan's pastoral addresses.

    Bunyan

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British Dictionary definitions for Bunyan

Bunyan

/ˈbʌnjən/
noun
1.
John. 1628–88, English preacher and writer, noted particularly for his allegory The Pilgrim's Progress (1678)
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