Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...this ring; and if my name' Can break down castle-walls and open gates, Take it, 'and do't; fetch them all forth, --and yet 'Tis unfit you should go. Horteri. That happy office I'll execute myself. _ Eleaz. Will you? Would I _ _ Stood-gracious in their sight. Well, go, Do what you will: Hortenzo, if this charm Unbinds them, here 'tis: lady, you and I ' Aloof will follow him, and when we meet Speak for me, for I'll kiss Philippo's feet. Horten. 'I shall be proud to see all reconcil'd. Exit. Eleaz. Alas, my lord! why true; go, go. Isa. Make haste, dear love. ' Eleaz. Hortenzo is a man Compos'd of sweet proportion; has a foot, A leg, a hand, a face, an eye, a wit, The best, Hortenzo, in the Spanish court. Oh! he's the nonpareil. Isa. Your tongue had wont To be more sparing in Hortenzo's praise. Eleaz. Ah! I may curse his praises, rather ban Mine own nativity: why did this colour Dart in my flesh so far! Oh! would my face Were of Hortenzo's fashion; else would yours Were as black as mine is. Isa. Mine like yours, why? Eleaz. Hark, ' I love you; yes, faith, I said this, I love you; I do; leave him. Isa. Damnation, ' vanish from me. Eleaz. Coy! Were you as hard as flint, oh! you should yield Like soften'd wax; were you as pure as fire, l'd touch you; yes, I'll taint you: see you this, I'll bring you to this lure. Isa. If I want hands To kill myself before thou do'st it, do. Eleaz. I'll cut away your hands. Well, my desire Is raging as the sea, and mad as fire. Will you? Isa. Torment me not, good devil. Eleaz. Will you? Isa. I'll tear mine eyes out if they tempt thy lust. Eleaz. Do. Isa. Touch me not; these knives Eleaz. Ah, ah: kill...show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236828445
  • 9781236828446