Helyas. Doctor Faustus. (the History of Dr. John Faustus Tr. Into English, by P.R. Gent., with Introd., Including the Ballad the Just Judgment of God Shew'd Upon Dr. Faustus) Second Report of Doctor Faustus

Helyas. Doctor Faustus. (the History of Dr. John Faustus Tr. Into English, by P.R. Gent., with Introd., Including the Ballad the Just Judgment of God Shew'd Upon Dr. Faustus) Second Report of 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. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ... abouthim, which were exceeding great: unto the which snakes came many storks, and swallowed up the whole multitude of snakes, that they left not one: which when Faustus saw, he marvelled greatly; but proceeding farther on their hellish voyage, there came forth out of an hollow clift an exceeding great flying bull, the which with such a force hit Faustus's chair with his head and horns, that he turned Faustus and his bear over and over, so that the bear vanished away: whereat Faustus began to cry, Oh! woe to me that ever I came here! For he thought there to have been beguiled of the devil; and to make an end before histimeappointed or conditionedof the devil: butshortly after came to him a monstrous ape, bidding Faustus to be of good ohear, and said, Get upon me. All the fire in hell seemed to Fautus to have been put out, whereupon followed a monstrous thick fog, that he saw nothing, but shortly after it seemed to him to wax clear, where he saw two great dragons fastned unto a waggon, in the which the ape ascended and set Faustus therein; forth flew the dragons into an exceeding dark cloud, where Faustus saw neither dragons nor chariot wherein he sate, and such were the cries of tormented souls, with mighty thunder-claps, and flashing lightnings about his ears, that poor Faustus shook for fear; upon this they came to a water, stinking and filthy, thick like mud, into the which ran the dragons, sinking under with waggon and all, but Faustus felt no water but as it were a small mist, saving that the waves beat so sore upon him, that he saw nothing under or over him but only water, in the which he lost his dragons, ape and waggon; and sinking yet deeper and deeper, he came at last as it were upon a high rock, where the waters parted and..show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236750594
  • 9781236750594