Faust: A Dramatic Poem, Volume 1

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Hamilton, Adams, 1867 - 162 pages
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User Review  - MaowangVater - LibraryThing

The author threw in just about everything but the kitchen sink into these two plays that start off with the story of the medieval academic who strikes a bargain with the devil, and then take off from ... Read full review

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The first time I started this book I was in my teens. This time I was able to get past the first fifty pages and found an enjoyable and at times disturbing book. The book contains elements of satire ... Read full review

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Page 131 - Quid sum, miser ! tune dicturus ? Quern patronum rogaturus ? Cum vix Justus sit securus.
Page 93 - What a fine casket — In here how did it come ? I'm sure I lock'd the chest when I left home. I'm quite surpris'd ! Inside what can there be ? Perhaps some one has brought it as security, For some money mother lent upon it. I see attach'd to it a little key ; J think I may just open it.
Page 39 - Now poodle leave off howling, And barking and growling ! I cannot be hospitable, If thou art not peaceable ! Such a troublesome chum Must not stop in my room, If thy noise thou wilt not stay, One of us must away, And it no way beseems Me to I go to extremes, With the door open standing, No one needs commanding.
Page 157 - Give me thy hand ? It is no dream ? Thy dear hand ! — Ah, how damp it is ! Wipe it, wipe it ! It would seem That there is blood thereon.

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