In the Depths
On the Surface
The Perils of the Pit
Notes edited by David Page.
In preparing these notes, the present
Editor has drawn where appropriate
on those of the ORG.
There was no motion in the dumb dead air,[Page 315, line 26] Eblis the Devil in the Moslem religion, the chief of the apostate angels who refused to worship Adam. [ORG] Kipling frequently refers to this Djinn in his stories.
Not any song of bird or sound of rill;
Gross darkness of the inner sepulchre
Is not so deadly still.