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Note the grabbing aggressiveness of the hands as she is led into the netherworld, particularly the one in between her legs.
One subject put it best: “The first couple of days, it does send a rush of blood down to the netherworld,” he writes.
But out of the purlieus of this netherworld strange beings issue when the shades of evening fall.
And if a word of mine can reach the toiling sisters in the netherworld, I would say to them: Be hopeful!
The experience with the Italian, however, threatened to bring the netherworld up again.Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology|C. G. Jung
At length Ea hearkens and intercedes with Nergal, god of the Netherworld, who consents to release the spirit for a little while.An Introduction to Mythology|Lewis Spence
It is the repose of utter silence and quietude, a netherworld only half lighted by the worn-out moon.The Crest of the Continent|Ernest Ingersoll