The Praise of Hell: Or, A Discovery of the Infernal World. Describing the Advantages of that Place, with Regard to Its Situation, Antiquity, and Duration. With a Particular Account of Its Inhabitants: Their Dresses, Customs, Manners, Occupations and Diversions. In which are Included, the Laws, Constitution and Government of Hell. With Notes Historical and Critical to Explain the Whole. Tr. from the French ...

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A. Manson, R. Durfey, 1765 - 232 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 25 - Enter ye in at the strait gate : for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat : because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, that leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it...
الصفحة 55 - Even the sea monsters draw out the breast, they give suck to their young ones : the daughter of my people is become cruel, like the ostriches in the wilderness.
الصفحة 105 - Thofe raife the fong divine, and thefe advance In meafur'd fteps to form the folemn dance. There Orpheus, graceful in his long attire, In feven divifions ftrikes the founding lyre ; Acrofs the chords the quivering quill he flings, ooo Or with his flying fingers fweeps the firings.
الصفحة 147 - go from thy fpirit ? or whither fhall I flee from " thy prefence ? If I afcend up into heaven thou * * art there. If I make my bed in hell, behold thou " art there. If I take the wings of the morning, " and dwell in the uttermoft parts of the fea ; " even there fhall thy hand lead me, and thy right
الصفحة 69 - Livid and meagre were her looks, her eye In foul diftorted glances turn'd awry ; A hoard of gall her inward parts...
الصفحة 77 - Now floating to the sea with downward course, Now pointing upward to its ancient source : Such was the work, so intricate the place, That scarce the workman all its turns could trace ; And Daedalus was puzzled how to find 261 The secret ways of what himself design'd.
الصفحة 69 - And fpread a greennefs o'er her canker'd breaft ; Her teeth were brown with ruft ; and from her tongue, In dangling drops, the ftringy poifon hung, She never fmiles but when the wretched weep, Nor lulls her malice with a moment's fleep. Reftlefs in fpite : while, watchful to deftroy, * * She pines and fickens at another's joy ; Foe to herfelf, diftreffing and diftreft, She bears her own tormenter in her breaft.
الصفحة 109 - Breaks forth victorious in her native light; Then we? the chofen few, Elyfium gain, And here expatiate on the blifsful plain. Both thofe thin airy throngs thy eyes behold, I04S When o'er their heads a thoufand years have roll'd, In mighty crowds to yon...
الصفحة 109 - With those dark vices that she knew before : For this the souls a various penance pay, To purge the taint of former crimes away.
الصفحة 77 - While circling streams their former banks survey, And waters past succeeding waters see: Now floating to the sea with downward course, Now pointing upward to its ancient source. Such was the work, so intricate the place, That scarce the workman all its turns could trace: And Daedalus was puzzled how...

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