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Life and Death of Mr. Badman
John Bunyan

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This etext was prepared by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk
from the 1905 Cambridge University Press edition. 

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MR.  BADMAN 

NOTE 

The Life and Death of Mr Badman was published by John Bunyan in
1680, two years after the First Edition of the First Part of The
Pilgrim's Progress.  In the opening sentence of his preface he
tells us it was intended by him as the counterpart or companion
picture to the Allegory.  But whatever his own intentions may have
been, the Public of his own time seem to have declined to accept
the book in this capacity.  Indeed, another writer, who signs
himself T.  S., undertook to complete Bunyan's Allegory for him, in
a book in size and type closely resembling it, and entitled The
Second Part of the Pilgrim's Progress .  .  .  exactly Described under
the Similitude of a Dream.  It was printed for Jho.  Malthus at the

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