nether


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dwelling beneath the surface of the earth

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located below or beneath something else

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He stared at me with his nether lip dropping, and looked so wilfully stupid of a sudden that it came into my head that he desired to avoid my questions.
Postponing, therefore, for the present, my suicidal design, I just slipped my nether extremities into the sleeves of my coat, and betook myself to a pursuit of the felon with all the nimbleness which the case required and its circumstances would admit.
Then after a time he settled at Nether Stowey, where he was living when he met Wordsworth.
He scarce had finisht, when such murmur filld Th' Assembly, as when hollow Rocks retain The sound of blustring winds, which all night long Had rous'd the Sea, now with hoarse cadence lull Sea-faring men orewatcht, whose Bark by chance Or Pinnace anchors in a craggy Bay After the Tempest: Such applause was heard As MAMMON ended, and his Sentence pleas'd, Advising peace: for such another Field They dreaded worse then Hell: so much the fear Of Thunder and the Sword of MICHAEL Wrought still within them; and no less desire To found this nether Empire, which might rise By pollicy, and long process of time, In emulation opposite to Heav'n.
At last this odious offspring whom thou seest Thine own begotten, breaking violent way Tore through my entrails, that with fear and pain Distorted, all my nether shape thus grew Transform'd: but he my inbred enemie Forth issu'd, brandishing his fatal Dart Made to destroy: I fled, and cry'd out DEATH; Hell trembl'd at the hideous Name, and sigh'd From all her Caves, and back resounded DEATH.
His nether garment was a yellow nankeen, closely fitted to the shape, and tied at his bunches of knees by large knots of white ribbon, a good deal sullied by use.
Another phenomenon, still more strikingly modern, was a package of lucifer matches, which, in old times, would have been thought actually to borrow their instantaneous flame from the nether fires of Tophet.
His first entry on the scene, few people could tell whence, dropping down as it were out of the sky or starting from the nether earth, had an aspect of mystery, which was easily heightened to the miraculous.
As she looked full at me, I saw her face grow sharper and paler, and the marks of the old wound lengthen out until it cut through the disfigured lip, and deep into the nether lip, and slanted down the face.
Our village of Nether Whitacre is directly on the flight path from Birmingham Airport and these "fire breathing monsters" fly directly over our house, constantly from 5am, every day.
The work will affect a number of streets - Bradley Mills Road, Brownroyd Avenue, Foxlow Avenue, Kilner Bank, Longfield Avenue, Nether Close, Nether Crescent, Netherhall Avenue, North Carr, Rawthorpe Crescent, Rawthorpe Lane, Ridgeway Close and Ridgeway.
Red Turnip Theater now mounts their most captivating season yet, kicking the Fourth Season off with the offbeat love story Tribes and closing it with the sci-fi thriller The Nether.
JAMES BOND producers have failed to persuade Daniel Craig to stay - even after strapping him to a table with an electric saw slicing its way to his nether say nether regions.
AND This Morning's Alice Beer on a risque gadget that strengthens women's pelvic floor muscles: "You put it inside you like a tampon, set up an app on your mobile and through Bluetooth it talks to your nether regions and your nether regions talk to your phone.
That's what she received for winning the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for The Nether, her Olivier Award-nominated play.