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The ARGUMENÍ: The Consultation begun, Satani debates whe
ther another Battel be to be hazarded for the recovery of Heaver : some advise it, others dissuade ! A third proposal is preferd, mentiox'd before by Satan, to search the Truth of that Prophecy or Tradition in Heaven concerning another World, and another kind of Creature, equal, or not much inferior to themselves about this time to be created : Their doubt whá pall be sent on this difficult search: Satan their Chief undertakes alone the Voyage ; is honour'd and applauded. The Council thus ended; the reft betake them several ways, and to sevea ral imployments, as their inclinations lead Ibem; to entertain the time 'till Satan ren
turn. He passes on bis Journey to Hell Gates, finds them fut, and who fate there to guard them, by whom at length they are open'd, and discover to him the great Gulf between Hell and Heaven; with what difs ficulty be passes through, directed by Chaos, the Power of that place, to the right of this new World which be fought.
IGH on a Throne of Royal State, which
Powers and Dominions, Deities of Heav'n,