Faust: A Tragedy

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Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1884 - 455 pages
 

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Page 250 - The Rosicrucians are a people I must bring you acquainted with. The best account I know of them is in a French book called Le Comte de Gabalis, which both in its title and size is so like a novel, that many of the fair sex have read it for one by mistake.
Page 356 - If we say that we have no sin, We deceive ourselves, and there is no truth in us. Why, then, belike we must sin, And so consequently die: Ay, we must die an everlasting death. What doctrine call you this, Che sera, sera: What will be, shall be?
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Page 225 - To carry on the feelings of childhood into the powers of manhood, to combine the child's sense of wonder and novelty...
Page 45 - Two souls, alas ! reside within my breast, And each withdraws from, and repels, its brother. One with tenacious organs holds in love And clinging lust the world in its embraces ; The other strongly sweeps, this dust above, Into the high ancestral spaces.
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