Faust: A Dramatic Poem, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Hamilton, Adams, 1867 - 162 pages
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The most beautiful prose I've ever read... - Goodreads
I truly am confused and annoyed by the ending. - Goodreads
Loved it, the rhyming, imagery, wit, gothic scenery. - Goodreads
Regardless, the plot is quite intricate and res - Goodreads
My favorite period of writing. - Goodreads
classic. I advice you to read it in german. - Goodreads

Review: Faust: First Part (Goethe's Faust #1)

User Review  - Haibar Zair - Goodreads

Who isn't familiar with the guy who had a pact with the devil? And Goethe's version was excellent in that beautiful poetry and well...drama and Why is that in almost every, well... great book, the ... Read full review

Review: Faust: First Part (Goethe's Faust #1)

User Review  - Carol - Goodreads

Goethe's Faust should not be on the list of 100 Greatest Stage Plays of All Time. It is not a stage play. It is a poem. It does not work in the theater. It was not written to work in the theater ... 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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