Doctor Faustus, by C. Marlowe. Lust's dominion. Mother Bombie; Midas, by John Lyly

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Whittingham and Rowland, 1814 - English drama
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Page 86 - straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough, That sometime grew within this learned man : Faustus is gone : regard his hellish fall, Whose fiendful fortune may exhort the wise, Only to wonder at unlawful things ; Whose deepness doth entice such forward wits, To practice more than heavenly power permits. Termināt hora diem,
Page 76 - eome to do thee right. Old Man. Oh ! stay, good Faustus, stay thy desperate steps; I see an angel hover o'er thy head, And with a vial full of precious grace, Offers to pour the same into thy soul ; Then call for mercy, and avoid despair. Faust. O friend ! I feel thy words to
Page 10 - Faust. Settle thy studies, Faustus, and begin To sound the depth of that thou wilt profess ; Having commenc'd, be a Divine in show, Yet level at the end of every art, And live and die in Aristotle's works. Sweet Analytics, 'tis thou hast ravish'd me. Sene disserere est
Page 35 - out of a lion's mouth, when I was scarce an hour old ; and I have ever since run up and down the world with this case of rapiers, wounding myself when I could get none to fight withal : I was born in hell, and look to it, for some of you shall be my father.
Page 26 - Faust. What might the staying of my blood portend ? It is unwilling I should write this bill. Why streams it not that I may write afresh ? Faustus gives to thee his soul : O there it stay'd ! Why should'st thou not? Is not thy soul thine own? Then write again, Faustus gives to thee his soul. Enter
Page 80 - Yet, Faustus, call on God. Faust. On God, whom Faustus hath abjured? On God, whom Faustus hath blasphemed? Oh, my God, I would weep, but the devil draws in my tears ! Gush forth blood instead of tears ! yea, life and soul.—Oh ! he stays my tongue !—I
Page 19 - And pray devoutly to the Prince of Hell. Faust. So Faustus hath already done, and holds this principle, There is no chief but only Belzebub; To whom Faustus doth dedicate himself. This word damnation terrifies not me, For I confound hell in elysium ; My ghost be with the old philosophers. But, leaving these vain trifles of men's
Page 20 - God with Lucifer, And are for ever damn'd with Lucifer. Faust. Where are you damn'd ? Meph. In hell. Faust. How comes it then that thou art out of hell? Meph. Why, this is hell, nor am I out of it. Thinkst thou that I that saw the face of God, And tasted the eternal joys of
Page 15 - First let him know the words of art ; And then all other ceremonies learn'd, Faustus may try his cunning by himself. Val. First I'll instruct thee in the rudiments, And then wilt thou be perfecter than I. Faust. Then come and dine with me, and after meat We'll canvass every quidity thereof; For ere I sleep
Page 15 - Yea, all the wealth that our forefathers hid Within the massy entrails of the earth. Then, tell me, Faustus, what shall we three want. Faust. Nothing, Cornelius; O this cheers my soul ! Come show me some demonstrations magical, That I may conjure in some bushy grove, And have these joys in full possession.

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