Faust, Tr. Into Engl. Verse by J. Galvan

Faust, Tr. Into Engl. Verse by J. Galvan

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...then "Bravo" says, We naturally look for something clever. For this time you may feast your eyes; Such treasure for you I could soon provide; And happy he who wins such prize, And leads her home a blooming bride! faust continues looking into the mirror. Mephistopheles, stretching himself on the settle and playing with the brush, continues speaking. Here sit I, like the king upon his throne; My sceptre this--I only want the crown. The Monkeys who have hitherto been playing all sorts of strange antics, bring Mephistopheles a crown with loud acclamations. Oh, be so good, With sweat and blood The crown to lime! They handle the crown awkwardly, and break it into two pieces, with which they jump about. 'Tis done! and we Now speak and see, Now hear and rhyme--Mephistopheles pointing to the Monkeys. My own head now almost begins to fail. The Monkeys. And should fortune be fair, And should things cohere, Other thoughts then prevail! Faust My bosom now begins to glow! Quick! To depart let us prepare. as before. Mephistopheles in the same position. At least, there's no denying now That they are poets quite sincere. The cauldron, which the She Monkey has neglected, begins to boil over; a great flame arises, which streams up the chimney. The "witch comes shooting down through the flame, with horrible cries. The Witch. Ough, ough, ough, ough! Damn'd beast! cursed sow! Neglecting the kettle, and scorching me! How! You cursed brute! Buying Faust and Mephistopheles. What's here a-foot? Who are you, pray? What would you here? Eh? Why in here slinge you? Hell's blazes singe you, And scorch your bones! She dips the skimming ladle into the cauldron, and sprinkles flames at Faust, Mephisto-Phbleb, and the Monkeys. The Monkeys whimper. Mephistopheles ', ...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236636686
  • 9781236636683