Retsch's series of twenty-six outlines illustrative of Goethe's tragedy of Faust, engraved by H. Moses, and an analysis of the tragedy. [2 pt. Wanting the title-leaf to the engravings].

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Boosey and sons, 1820 - 60

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Strona 55 - ... MEPHISTOPHELES enters • \ MEPHISTOPHELES. I'm very bold to walk in right away; The pardon of the ladies I must pray. He steps back respectfully in the presence of MARGARET Dame Martha Schwerdtlein I would like to find ! MARTHA. I'm she ! What has the gentleman upon his mind? MEPHISTOPHELES aside to her. I know you now, that is enough for me. You have a most distinguished guest, I see. Excuse the liberty I took ! If it is not too soon, I'll come again this afternoon. MARTHA aloud. Imagine, child,...
Strona 29 - He stands in thought for a moment, then follows her.) MARTHA (coming along). It's getting dark. MEPHISTOPHELES. We must be on our way. MARTHA. I'd ask you gentlemen to stay, But this is such a wicked neighborhood. It seems that no one has a thing to do Or put his mind to But watch his neighbor's...
Strona 24 - ... Coarse beggar's gruel here we stew. MEPHISTOPHELES. Of customers you'll have a rout. THE HE-MONKEY (approaching and fawning on MEPHISTOPHELES). Quick ! quick ! throw the dice, Make me rich in a trice, Oh give me the prize ! Alas, for myself! Had I plenty of pelf, I then should be wise. MEPHISTOPHELES. How happy would the monkey be, Could he put in the lottery ! (In the meantime the young MONKEYS have been playing with a large globe, which they roll forwards.) THE HE-MONKEY. The world here behold...
Strona 23 - Be here—and there! [They stand amazed and loo\ at each other] ALTMAYER: Where am I? What a lovely land! FROSCH : Vines? Can I trust my eyes? SIEBEL: And purple grapes at hand! BRANDER: Here, over this green arbor bending, See, what a vine! what grapes depending! [He takes Siebel by the nose: the others do the same reciprocally, and raise their knives] MEPHISTOPHELES: [As above\ Loose, Error, from their eyes the band, And how the Devil jests, be now enlightened! [He disappears with Faust: the revellers...

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