Excerpt from Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
About the midst of this valley, he saw the mouth of Hell — which was very close to the narrow path.
“Now,” thought Christian, “what shall I do?”
The flame and smoke would continually come out in such abundance, with sparks and hideous noises — things which Christian could not fight with his sword, as he did Apollyon before.
Therefore he was forced to put his sword away, and take up another weapon, called All-prayer. So he cried out, “O Lord, I beseech You — deliver my soul!”