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ful to the City, to go out and take Ignorance, and bind him hand and foot, and have him away. Then they took him up, and carried him through the air, to the door that I saw in the side of the hill, and put him in there. Then I saw that there was a way to Hell, even from the Gates of Heaven, as well as from the city of Destruction. So I awoke, and behold it was a dream.

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, CONCLUSION.

Now, Reader, I have told my Dream to thee,
See if thou canst interpret it to me,
Or to thyself, or neighbour : but take heed
Of misinterpreting; for that, instead
Of doing good, will but thyself abuse ;
By misinterpreting, evil ensues.

Take heed also that thou be not extreme,
In playing with the outside of my Dream ;
Nor let my figure or similitude
Put thee into a laughter or a feud.
Leave this for boys and fools; but as for thee,
Do thou the substance of my matter see.

Put by the curtains, look within the veil,
Turn up my metaphors, and do not fail.
There, if thou seekest them, such things thou'lt find,
As will be helpful to an honest mind.

What of my dross thou findest there, be bold
To throw away, but yet preserve the gold.
What if my gold be wrapped up in ore ?
None throws away the apple for the core ;
But if thou shalt cast all away as vain,
I know not but 'twill make me dream again.

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