Gates of hell

(Script.) See Gate, n., 4.

See also: Hell

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They were sincere, for like a god he had stretched forth his mighty hand and closed the gates of hell against them.
So, also, did huge Hades, when this same man, the son of aegis-bearing Jove, hit him with an arrow even at the gates of hell, and hurt him badly.
For me and many thousands of working families, five more years of Tory misrule would open the gates of Hell.
Escaping with their lives, the two embark on a journey from Vienna to Prague, Istanbul, and possibly even the gates of Hell, in search of answers about their own identity.
Indeed, we can now either walk through the gates of hell or act rationally and create a regional balance of power system in which Iran and Saudi Arabia anchor a wider set of relationships based on mutual collective self-interest rather than wasteful militarism.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The head of the Civic Democratic Alliance, Mithal al- Alusi described Maliki's word last night as implementation for his threats to open the gates of hell.
If the occupiers carry out an escalation or a war, they will open the gates of hell on themselves", Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said.
NNA - Minister of Public Health Wael Abu Faour, after inspecting the wounded at Rafic Hariri Hospital, said "it is as though the gates of hell opened on Lebanon and explosions have become its daily bread.
You'd swear the gates of hell had opened and that the old goat was warming his bum on the city.
While Philippine Catholic Church officials have joined Metro Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino in castigating Inferno author Dan Brown for describing the country's capital city as the gates of hell, the book earned positive reviews from major newspapers.
The sculptor's highly respected 'The Gates of Hell,' a series of figures based on Dante's 'Inferno' and left unfinished was auctioned off for a total of 16.
Time stands still at the gates of Hell "Get in line" a ghostly yell Then it comes, a sharp whip crack A child falls, like an empty sack The woman cries, where child fell The place is known as living hell, Cold winds blow, in barren place A haunted look from a frozen face Naked bodies, shuffle feet Knowing soon, their maker meet Silent screams, fill the air The devil stalks his evil lair.