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The thunderbolt makes prepared for The thunderclap a ruinous approach— but Lord, your servants such a lot favor The stiller motions of your day. all 3. From seeing this we draw our energy, yet what you're, oh who can say? And your entire nice works are as nice As at the first developing day. 250 260 270 12 faust: half one mephistopheles. Lord, due to the fact that you’ve stopped by means of the following back, liking to understand How we all are doing, for which we’re thankful, and because you’ve by no means made me consider de trop, good, right here i'm too together with your folks. Excuse, i'm hoping, my loss of eloquence, although this entire host, I’m yes, will imagine I’m silly. Coming from me, high-sounding sentiments could in basic terms make you laugh—that is, supplied giggling is a specific thing Your Worship nonetheless did approximately suns and worlds I don’t be aware of beans, I simply see How mortals locate their lives natural distress. Earth’s little god’s formed out of the standard clay, He’s a similar queer fish he was once at the first day. He’d be far better off, in my view, with no The little bit of heavenly gentle you dealt him out. He calls it cause, and the use he places it to? to behave extra beastly than beasts ever do. To me he turns out, if you’ll pardon my asserting so, Like a long-legged grasshopper all of whose jumping purely lands him again within the grass back chirping The song he’s continuously chirped. And if purely he’d remain installed the grass! yet no! It’s an absolute desire With him to creep and move slowly and pressure and sweat And stick his nostril in each pile of airborne dirt and dust. the lord. Is that every one you will have to assert to me? Is that each one you are able to do, accuse without end? Is not anything ever best for you down there, sir? mephistopheles. No, not anything, Lord—all’s simply as undesirable as ever. i actually pity humanity’s myriad miseries, I swear I hate tormenting the negative ninnies. the lord. have you learnt Faust? mephistopheles. The health professional? 280 290 three hundred prologue in heaven thirteen the lord. My strong servant! mephistopheles. You don’t say! He serves you, i feel, very queerly, unearths meat and drink, the idiot, in not anything earthly, Drives madly on, there’s in him the sort of torment, He himself is part acutely aware he’s loopy; Heaven’s brightest stars he imperiously calls for And from the earth its most enjoyable pleasures; All, all, the close to handy and much and vast, depart your reliable servant fairly unhappy. the lord. If this day his ser vice indicates pressured, disordered, With my support he'll see the way in which transparent ahead; whilst the sapling vegetables, the gardener can believe convinced Flower and fruit will persist with in due season. mephistopheles. might you care to wager on that? You’ll lose, I inform you, If you’ll provide me depart to guide the guy lightly down my extensive, my primrose direction. the lord so long as Faustus walks the earth I shan’t, I promise, intrude. whereas nonetheless guy strives, nonetheless he needs to err. mephistopheles. good thanks, Lord—it’s now not the lifeless and long gone i love facing. by means of some distance what I want Are around and rosy cheeks. whilst corpses come A-knocking, sorry, Master’s left the home; My means of working’s the cat’s approach with a mouse. the lord. So it’s agreed, you may have my complete consent.