lower regions

lower regions

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(Theology) the lower regions hell
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A difference is to be perceived even between these mountain hunters and those of the lower regions along the waters of the Missouri.
The man who had been lamenting the loss of an easy situation and possibly even a month's wages, hastened to spread more reassuring news in the lower regions.
In the arrangements of the little household, Miss Pross took charge of the lower regions, and always acquitted herself marvellously.
There is very little labour spent in attaining the lower regions of the ocean, for all bodies have a tendency to sink.
Having reached this discovery, it was his habit to wait cunningly in the lower regions until the admiral was safe in his room, and then to ascend in discreet list slippers to his post.
In brief, after a week's run of the lower regions, the upper part of the red-brick house and the actual nature of its owner's occupations still remained impenetrable mysteries to me, pry, ponder, and question as I might.
Speaking from the lower regions, the tongue of Father Time told the hour before midnight.
The silent man waited motionless in the lower regions.
There are many of them wandering through these lower regions.
It will be too absurd to put a luncheon for twelve before a single girl," cried Jo, hurrying away to the lower regions, too excited to stop even for a laugh.
According to the vulgar idea, the fire in his laboratory had been brought from the lower regions, and was fed with infernal fuel; and so, as might be expected, his visage was getting sooty with the smoke.
She has a horror of chemical smells and explosions-- and she has banished me to these lower regions, so that my experiments may neither be smelt nor heard.

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