Mrs Morel always said the after-life would hold nothing in store for her husband: he rose from the lower world into purgatory, when he came home from pit, and passed into heaven in the Palmerston Arms. Sons and Lovers - Edited out of the 1913 edition, restored in 1992
The original 1913 edition was heavily edited by Edward Garnett who removed 80 passages, roughly a tenth of the text. The novel is dedicated to Garnett. Garnett, as the literary advisor to the publishing firm Duckworth, was an important figure in leading Lawrence further into the London literary world during the years 1911 and 1912. It was not until the 1992 Cambridge University Press edition was released that the missing text was restored.)
D. H. Lawrence, Helen Baron, Carl Baron - 2002 - Literary CollectionsMrs Morel always said the after-life would hold nothing in store for her husband:he rose from the lower world into purgatory, when he came home from pit, and ...
*****Purgatory 字眼的文化史可參考Wikipedia 中文版的簡單說明。基本上，天主教必須接受後人為其先人"代禱"之功德：purgatory 只有一通訪天堂的出口，沒有到地獄的通路。
the place to which Roman Catholics believe that the spirits of dead people go and suffer for the evil acts that they did while they were alive, before they are able to go to heaven
, his memoirs reveal a kinder, more forgiving man>
3: a period of continued or renewed use, existence, or popularity beyond what is normal, primary, or expected afterlife