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Fulminate. Christopher Marlowe 33 Made%music with my Mephistophilis? Why should I die, then, or basely despair? -Come, Mephistophilis, let us dispute again, And argue of divine astrology. Tell me, are there many heavens above the moon Are all celestial bodies but one globe, As is the substance of this centric earth? MEPHISTOPHILIS. As are the elements, such are the spheres, Mutually folded in each other's orb, And, Faustus, All jointly move upon one axletree, Whose terminine is term'd the world's wide pole; Nor are the names of Saturn, Mars, or Jupiter Feign'd, but are erring stars.

Ears: (n) antenna. abjure, relinquish, desert, reject, give conversion. ANTONYMS: (n) melodious: (adj) harmonious, musical, up, disown, deny, quit, forgo. damnation, destruction. ANTONYMS: (v) acknowledge, slain: (v) slay; (adj) overthrown, mat, sweet, tuneful, mellow, dulcet, soft, gentle, full, canorous, mellifluous. reassert, assert, continue, retain, fallen, dejected, cast down. ANTONYMS: (adj) harsh, thunder: (adj, n, v) boom; (n, v) roar, persist. repent: (v) deplore, bewail, rue, bang, roll, bellow; (adj, n) peal; (adj, v) unmelodious, inharmonious, tuneless, grating, loud.

Then, Faustus, stab thine arm courageously, And bind thy soul, that at some certain day Great Lucifer may claim it as his own; And then be thou as great as Lucifer. FAUSTUS. [Stabbing his arm] Lo, Mephistophilis, for love of thee, I cut mine arm, and with my proper blood Assure my soul to be great Lucifer's, Chief lord and regent of perpetual night! % MEPHISTOPHILIS. But, Faustus, thou must Write it in manner of a deed of gift. FAUSTUS. Ay, so I will [Writes]. But, Mephistophilis, My blood congeals, and I can write no more.

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