Pandemonium


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Pandemonium

Milton’s capital of the devils. [Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]

Pandemonium

chief city of Hell. [Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
See: Hell
References in classic literature ?
They ran forward, shouting warnings; but above the pandemonium of the trenches and the machine gun their voices could not reach him.
Instantly the avenue was a pandemonium of clashing blades, cursing warriors, and squealing thoats.
Instantly pandemonium reigned in the audience chamber of Salensus Oll.
Then, the whole collection of blacks, naturally as imitative as monkeys, at once reproduced all his airs and graces, his leaps and shakes and contortions; they did not lose a single gesticulation; they did not forget an attitude; and the result was, such a pandemonium of movement, noise, and excitement, as it would be out of the question even feebly to describe.
What had been pandemonium before became now an indescribable tumult of hideous sound.
What a pandemonium! It was time indeed for him to get rid of them all.
As the pandemonium grew, he added his own yelping to it until he felt a fumbling hand without the blanket.
It was a pandemonium of pain, for, their parched throats softened by the water, they were again able to yelp and cry out loudly all their hurt and woe.
And then the leader charged, and upon the hideous pandemonium broke the sharp crack of my rifle, once, twice, thrice.
Summary: Rohtak (Haryana) [India], June 21 (ANI): A pandemonium broke out when people started looting yoga mats at the venue where Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar participated in a yoga programme in Rohtak district of Haryana on Friday.
Pandemonium broke out Sunday afternoon at the Popoyemoja area of Ibadan, as hoodlums took over the proceedings of a major masquerade, Abidielege, immediately after the left palace of the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, located in the area.
The NA session, which has been called for announcement of the federal budget 2019-20, witnessed pandemonium as members of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chanted slogans against each other when Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri, who was presiding over the session, did not allow PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari to speak on the floor of the house.