Faustus

Definitions

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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Faustus an alchemist of German legend who sold his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for knowledge
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Usage

In literature:

Faustus Nairon (Banesius) produced in Rome, in 1671, the first printed treatise devoted solely to coffee.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
He was named John Faustus, or Faust.
"ZigZag Journeys in Northern Lands;" by Hezekiah Butterworth
Doctor Faustus was a good man, He whipt his scholars now and then.
"Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1" by Edward William Cole
He wrote "Tamburlaine the Great," "The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus," "The Jew of Malta," and "Edward the Second.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
Dr. Fian was nothing less than a Scottish Dr. Faustus.
"A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718" by Wallace Notestein
It was thus the Enchanter Faustus found her.
"Tales from "Blackwood," Volume 2" by Various
Marlowe deluded himself as well as Faustus, and palmed off on to him a mere modern lady.
"Belcaro" by Vernon Lee
In this was a wicket or door, at which Faustus knocked.
"Valeria" by William Henry Withrow
Faustus, his accusation to Augustine, i.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
That Colonel, with his queer looks like the devil in `Dr Faustus,' is no better than he should be.
"The Master of the Ceremonies" by George Manville Fenn
The audacity of his genius is displayed in Tamburlaine and Dr. Faustus.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
What adequate sum of gold, or what honors could mankind give to Columbus, to Faustus, to Fulton, for their works?
"Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 1 (of 3)" by Theodore Parker
It was a bill Faustus accepted, not a contract.
"King of the Castle" by George Manville Fenn
The legend of Faustus has a natural foundation in the creative superstition of darker ages.
"The Village Notary" by József Eötvös
The scheme of drama requires that Macbeth, like Faustus, shall be the pivot of the play.
"Shakespeare in the Theatre" by William Poel
These things had sent Doctor Faustus into hell-fire; his corpse, found face downward, could not be turned over upon its back.
"Three Philosophical Poets" by George Santayana
Faustus Socinus, nephew to Laelius Socinus, and his companions were more fortunate in Germany.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 2 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
A veritable Doctor Faustus.
"The Surprises of Life" by Georges Clemenceau
Failing that, Dr. Faustus and his fellow-professors in the 'black art' were left masters of the situation.
"Demonology and Devil-lore" by Moncure Daniel Conway
Your championing of Abbot Faustus is not altogether disinterested.
"The Shadow of the Czar" by John R. Carling
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In poetry:

Faustus. Thou doo'st deserve who dooth not see,
To be belov'd a great deale more:
But yet thou shalt not finde such store
Of love in others as in me:
For all I have I give to thee.
Yet faine I would Love thee more, if that I could.
"Faustus and Firmius Sing to Their Nimph" by Bartholomew Young

In news:

DANIEL JAY in the Sonoma Valley Shakespeare Company's "Doctor Faustus ," opening Thursday.
That's the case with a new "electro-rock musical" version of Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights —Gertrude Stein's 1938 reworking of the Faust myth—directed by Abby Colella at 3LD, with a score by Deepali Gupta and Zachary Segal.
A play featuring Luther, Faustus and Hamlet.
EAGLE columnist Jimmy Reed uses British literature and Christopher Marlowe's character Faustus to take a look at how pride can affect so much even in today's world – and particularly in politics and government.
Faustus on stage Sept 15-19 Funk Wizard Productions, an independent organization made up of students and community members, is bringing you the literary masterpiece Dr Faustus , Sept 15-19 at.
Diane Ackerman's most recent books are "Lady Faustus," a collection of poems, and "On Extended Wings," a memoir about flying Published: August 23, 1987.
"It's 'Doctor Faustus' and 'ER' meets 'The Sopranos,' " co-creator and executive producer Rob Wright told reporters.
How Dr Faustus came to Rochester.
How Dr Faustus came to Rochester .
Dr Faustus and Martin Luther fight for Hamlet's soul in Amphibian Stage Production's current show.
I n Cradle Will Rock, we first see Welles onstage rehearsing Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus.
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