[ US /ˈfɔstəs/ ]
  1. an alchemist of German legend who sold his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for knowledge
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How To Use Faustus In A Sentence

  • There is a remarkable piece of dialogue on just this subject in Dr Faustus, although the ostensible topic is music.
  • In Dr. Faustus Zeitbloom reflects: ‘[L] iars and lickspittles mixed us a poison draught and took away our senses.’
  • Even the low-comedy scenes, in which Tom Smith's red-nosed Robin dabbles in devilry, emerge as a caustic reflection of Faustus's higher magic and demonstrate the futility of his quest for omnipotence.
  • Faustus is ultimately damned and falls to hell.
  • He noticed Lord Faustus, especially, laughing at him with a vulpine grin. WATER BOOK TWO: REUNION
  • Faustus and Helen does most conspicuously dilucidate the fermenting of the male and female dragon. A Tale of a Tub
  • The impiousness of the fishwife's final ambition links her with Marlowe's Faustus as well as with Lady Macbeth.
  • It seems Faustus hears what the Evil Angel says, but tells himself that even if he were a devil, God will pity him if he repents.
  • Dr. Faustus reveals man's frustration in realizing the high aspirations ina hostile moral order. And the confinement to time is the cruelest fact of man's condition.
  • When they are alone, the Old Man pleads with Faustus to repent and be washed by the blood of the Savior, Christ.
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