Poems Written from 1819 to 1822. Translations. Juvenilia. Queen Mab

Poems Written from 1819 to 1822. Translations. Juvenilia. Queen Mab

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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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...on Shelley's beastily in the editions of 1839. part. 1 MEPHISTOPHELES. The Doctor? THE Lonn. Aye; my servant Faust. MEPHISTOPHELES. In truth to He serves you in a fashion quite his own; And the fool's meat and drink are not of earth. His aspirations bear him on so far That he is half aware of his own folly, For he demands from Heaven its fairest star, 0s And from the earth the highest joy it bears, Yet all things far, and all things near, are vain To calm the deep emotions of his breast. THE Lonn. Though he now serves me in a cloud of error, I will soon lead him forth to the clear day. 70 When trees look green full well the gardenerknows That fruits and blooms will deck the coming year. What will you bet?--now I am sure of winning--Only, observe you give me full permission To lead him softly on my path. THE LORD. As long 75 As he shall live upon the earth, so long Is nothing unto thee forbidden--Man Must err till he has ceased to struggle. Thanks. And that is all I ask; for willingly I never make acquaintance with the dead. so The full fresh cheeks of youth are food for me, And if a corpse knocks, I am not at home. For I am like a cat--I like to play A little with the mouse before I eat it. THE Loiu). Well, well! it is permitted thee. Draw thou as His spirit from its springs; as thou find'st power, Seize him and lead him on thy downward path; And stand ashamed when failure teaches thee That a good man, even in his darkest longings, Is well aware of the right way. Well and good. 90 I am not in much doubt about my bet, And if I lose, then 'tis your turn to crow; Enjoy your triumph then with a full breast. Aye; dust shall he devour, and that with pleasure, Like my old paramour, the famous Snake. or. THE Lono. Pray come here...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236793218
  • 9781236793218