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nether world

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From acting outraged feelings, Freddie Drummond, in the role of his other self, came to experience genuine outrage, and it was only when he returned to the classic atmosphere of the university that he was able, sanely and conservatively, to generalize upon his underworld experiences and put them down on paper as a trained sociologist should.
All seemed well with him, but Freddie Drummond could not quite shake off the call of the underworld, the lure of the free and open, of the unhampered, irresponsible life South of the Slot.
140-155) But when earth had covered this generation also -- they are called blessed spirits of the underworld by men, and, though they are of second order, yet honour attends them also -- Zeus the Father made a third generation of mortal men, a brazen race, sprung from ash-trees (4); and it was in no way equal to the silver age, but was terrible and strong.
And without a word, when his WANDERLUST gripped him, he was off and away into that great mysterious underworld he called "The Road.
She would take me 'to the dear, warm underworld, where the sun really shines,' and she would 'nurse me back to life and love
Was it a slang term of the underworld for a pistol?
The greatest schemer of all time, the organizer of every deviltry, the controlling brain of the underworld, a brain which might have made or marred the destiny of nations--that's the man
To this end, Smith argues that the modernist and postmodernist underworlds can be conceived as four chambers: crypt, inferno, temenos, and cornucopia.