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Faustus

[fou-stuh s, faw-] /ˈfaʊ stəs, ˈfɔ-/
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  • This pastime so pleased Faustus, that he gave Mephistopheles the will that he had made, and kept a copy of it in his own hands.

  • Dr. Faustus was a German, and the best play about him is by a German poet.

  • The bisellium of Faustus is shown in one of the end panels; in the other we see a ship sailing into port (Fig. 243).

  • Faustus, according to the traditions, had a pretty keen eye for a joke.

  • But within two hours after Faustus called again to his spirit, who came in his old manner like a friar.

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  • Dr. Faustus upon this arose where he sat, and said, "I will have my request, and yet I will not be damned."

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  • The Jew came, and Dr. Faustus demanded his pawn—there was his money ready for him.

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  • Faustus beheld likewise the council-house and castle, with no small wonder.

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  • Faustus saw before him a man whose daring and gloomy physiognomy was truly disgusting.

    Faustus Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger

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