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Faustus

his Life, Death, and Doom

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Published: 1864
Language: English
Wordcount: 57,209 / 170 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 493
Added to site: 2008.05.14
mnybks.net#: 20890

The tyrant and the oppressor of mankind will here find himself depicted in his proper colours.

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sly of opinion, that so strange a circumstance ought to be communicated to the Holy Father at Rome. They now became infuriated, and nothing but the midday bell had power to separate them. From that moment, all Mayence, clergy and laity, divided into two parties; and for many years nothing was heard, spoken, or dreamt of, but the Devil, the white nun, and Father Gebhardt. The matter was argued from the pulpit of every sect: mountebanks, Capuchins, and dog-doctors, made it their theme; while the lawyers, after having taken the depositions of the nun and the father, and confronted them with each other, wrote folio volumes concerning the sinful and unsinful chances of the dream. Was this a time for Faustus and his discoveries to succeed?

In Frankfort, which is at the present day the asylum of science, Faustus, however, hoped for better fortune. He offered his Bible to the reverend Town Council for two hundred gold guilders; but, as a large sum had just been expended in purchasing five hogsheads of prime Rh

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