Hell-Gates open to all men: or, an invitation to persons of every age, sex and quality, to a residence in the infernal regions. By Lucifer. Illustrated with various diverting stories and Anecdotes; and embellish'd with eight copper-plate cuts, representing as many Scenes in the Practice of Vice and Iniquity. The said cuts exhibit the following scenes, viz. I. The Gates of Hell open by Sin and Death. II. Lucifer instructing Parents to bring up their Children in Vice and Folly. III. A Scene of Debauchery at a Tavern among the Youths of an University. IV. Youth at an University practising all Manner of Vice; Lucifer pointing to and laughing at them. V. Envy, Malice, Treachery, Revenge, busy at their respective Employments, which Lucifer illustrates and encourages. VI. Lucifer whispering in a King's Ear, as advising him to encourage all Manner of Debaucheries, &c. who rejects his Advice with Disdain. Vii. The Ministers putting a Padlock on a K-g's Sword, and keeping at a Distance Men of Integrity who would give him wholesome Advice. Lucifer laughing and pointing at them. Viii. Divers dignified Priests in their Pomp and Luxury; a Cardinal in his Coach and Six, Lucifer his Postilion, with several Imps for his Lacqueys and Domesticks. The Whole design'd to lash the Vices of the Age, to encourage Virtue, and to preserve Youth from falling into the Snares of the Devil

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Main Author: Lucifer 18th cent
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Published: London printed for T. Fox, on Ludgate-Hill [1753]
Edition:The second edition
Further subjects:B English fiction 18th century
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English Short Title Catalog, T191112
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