SOME time ago I told you of my intention to visit hell;
but when I began investigations on that line there proved to be many hells.
Each man who is not content with the orthodox hell of fire
and brimstone builds one out of the mind-stuff suited to his imaginative need.
I believe that men place themselves in hell, that no God puts
them there. I began looking for a hell of fire and brimstone, and found it.
Dante must have seen the same things I saw.
But there are other and individual hells––
(The writing suddenly stopped, for no apparent reason,
and was not continued that night.)