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Faust (Paperback)

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I do not pretend to aught worth knowing, I do not pretend I could be a teacher To help or convert a fellow-creature. Then, too, I've neither lands nor gold, Nor the world's least pomp or honor hold- No dog would endure such a curst existence Wherefore, from Magic I seek assistance, That many a secret perchance I reach Through spirit-power and spirit-speech, And thus the bitter task forego Of saying the things I do not know, - That I may detect the inmost force Which binds the world, and guides its course; Its germs, productive powers explore, And rummage in empty words no more O full and splendid Moon, whom I Have, from this desk, seen climb the sky So many a midnight, -would thy glow For the last time beheld my woe Ever thine eye, most mournful friend, O'er books and papers saw me bend; But would that I, on mountains grand, Amid thy blessed light could stand, With spirits through mountain-caverns hover, Float in thy twilight the meadows over, And, freed from the fumes of lore that swathe me, To health in thy dewy fountains bathe m.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798705973224
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: February 9th, 2021
Pages: 158
Language: English