Originally Posted by Iznogood
I didn't know the first poem you quoted, the one about the pilgrim, but I googled it. It was a beautiful poem
It was one of my favourite hymns at school, to the Monk Gate melody arranged by Ralph Vaughn Williams
, and with the original words from Bunyan, not the mangled version by John Roberts.
Lions, giants, hobgoblins and foul fiends. Splendid stuff.