THE EXPEDITION TO HELL

by James Hogg. Originally Published in The Shepherd's Calendar, Tales Illustrative of Pastoral Occupations 1828. Coachman George Dobson is hired to drive a man and his son to an eerie, dreamlike place! There is no phenomenon in nature less understood, and about which greater nonsense is written than dreaming. It is a strange thing. For my part I do not understand it, nor have I any desire to do so; and I firmly believe that no philosopher that ever wrote knows a particle more about it than I do, however elaborate and subtle the theories he may advance concerning it. He knows nor even what Continue reading