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lower regions

plural noun
the lower regions, hell
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  • It is probable that during a part of the stage the mists around us looked like sky clouds to those in the lower regions.

  • Plentiful about Gardiner and in some of the lower regions of the Park, but not general.

    Wild Animals at Home Ernest Thompson Seton
  • Having searched the earth unsuccessfully, they proceeded to dig into the lower regions.

    National Epics Kate Milner Rabb
  • There was an agreeable gassy smell as if we neared the lower regions.

    Chimney-Pot Papers Charles S. Brooks
  • Plant Annwn, therefore, means children of the lower regions.

    Welsh Folk-Lore Elias Owen
  • These four inhabit the more central or lower regions of air, earth, and water.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • They departed for the lower regions, and soon returned laden both with substantials and delicacies.

  • He told us afterwards he thought he was really going to the lower regions.

    How I Filmed the War Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
  • It took ten minutes to fetch Mrs. Bunning from her rooms in the lower regions of the old Moot Hall.

    In the Mayor's Parlour J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  • Could it be that this horse, black as night, was truly of the lower regions?

    Bred of the Desert Marcus Horton

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