Glendower insists that he can call spirits from the “vasty deep,” that is, from vast depths, presumably the underworld.

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The descent to the Underworld is easy. Night and day the gates of shadowy Death stand open wide, but to retrace your steps, to climb back to the upper air—there the struggle, there the labor lies.
Sibyl of Cumae – AENEID
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