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John Bunyan (Джон Баньян)


Upon the Pismire


Must we unto the pismire go to school,
To learn of her in summer to provide
For winter next ensuing. Man's a fool,
Or silly ants would not be made his guide.
But, sluggard, is it not a shame for thee
To be outdone by pismires? Pr'ythee hear:
Their works, too, will thy condemnation be
When at the judgment-seat thou shalt appear.
But since thy God doth bid thee to her go,
Obey, her ways consider, and be wise;
The piss-ant tell thee will what thou must do,
And set the way to life before thine eyes. 



John Bunyan's other poems:
  1. Love Inducin Christian Conduct
  2. Upon the Thief
  3. Meditations upon an Egg
  4. Of Godly Fear
  5. Of the Boy and the Butterfly


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