One subject put it best: “The first couple of days, it does send a rush of blood down to the netherworld,” he writes.
Note the grabbing aggressiveness of the hands as she is led into the netherworld, particularly the one in between her legs.
Osiris was the serpent-soul in the water, and the serpent (leviathan) of the ocean which 'encircled the netherworld'.
And there are others who find their joy in this netherworld!
And if a word of mine can reach the toiling sisters in the netherworld, I would say to them: Be hopeful!
But out of the purlieus of this netherworld strange beings issue when the shades of evening fall.
She wrestled with him where the darknesses roll their snake-eyed torrents over between jagged horns of the netherworld.
Both belong to the Upperworld of this Fableland; hence they stand in contrast with the netherworld, which is now to follow.
The experience with the Italian, however, threatened to bring the netherworld up again.
It is the repose of utter silence and quietude, a netherworld only half lighted by the worn-out moon.