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First I will question with thee about hell. Tell me, where is the place that men call hell?
Within the bowels of these elements, Where we are tortur'd and remain for ever: Hell hath no limits, nor is circumscrib'd In one self-place; but where we are is hell, And where hell is, there must we ever be: And, to be short, when all the world dissolves, And every creature shall be purified, All places shall be hell that are not heaven.
But I am an instance to prove the contrary, For I tell thee I am damn'd and now in hell.
Nay, an this be hell, I'll willingly be damn'd: What!
As when the potent Rod Of AMRAMS Son in EGYPTS evill day Wav'd round the Coast, up call'd a pitchy cloud Of LOCUSTS, warping on the Eastern Wind, That ore the Realm of impious PHAROAH hung Like Night, and darken'd all the Land of NILE: So numberless were those bad Angels seen Hovering on wing under the Cope of Hell 'Twixt upper, nether, and surrounding Fires; Till, as a signal giv'n, th' uplifted Spear Of their great Sultan waving to direct Thir course, in even ballance down they light On the firm brimstone, and fill all the Plain; A multitude, like which the populous North Pour'd never from her frozen loyns, to pass RHENE or the DANAW, when her barbarous Sons Came like a Deluge on the South, and spread Beneath GIBRALTAR to the LYBIAN sands.
He spake: and to confirm his words, out-flew Millions of flaming swords, drawn from the thighs Of mighty Cherubim; the sudden blaze Far round illumin'd hell: highly they rag'd Against the Highest, and fierce with grasped arm's Clash'd on their sounding shields the din of war, Hurling defiance toward the vault of Heav'n.
Let none admire That riches grow in Hell; that soyle may best Deserve the pretious bane.
You-all'll think all hell's busted loose when that strike is made."
Indeed, I believed rather than enjoy a piece of Norwegian heaven alone with my family exiled there, it was better to return to Kenya to create one, not for myself and a small minority of the rich but for everybody and the majority of the poor, who now live in hell of poverty and misery.
Told that Sison advised the President to resume the peace negotiations to 'escape the wrath of hell' and that the exiled communist leader has no intentions of accompanying Mr.
Or, at least, this was what I told my classes for the first several years I taught the Inferno, until one day a student made the obvious objection that the inscription on the Gate of Hell says God, not Satan, made hell.
The European Council President doubled down last night on his claim that there'd be a "special place in hell" for prominent Leavers.