"So through their importunity I went back again, but not believing that I should be delivered: for I feared their spirit was too full of opposition to the truth to let me go, unless I should in something or other dishonour my God, and wound my conscience."
— Bunyan, John (bap. 1628, d. 1688)
(p. 101 in Oxford ed.)
A Relation of the Imprisonment of Mr. John Bunyan, Minister of the Gospel at Bedford, in November, 1660. ... Written by Himself, and Never Before Published. (London: Printed for James Buckland, 1765). <Link to ECCO>
Reading Grace Abounding: With Other Spiritual Autobiographies, eds. John Stachniewski and Anita Pacheco (Oxford UP, 1998).