Dr. Faustus (Webster's Thesaurus Edition) by Christopher Marlowe

By Christopher Marlowe

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I had neither father nor mother: I leapt out of a lion's mouth when I was scarce half-an-hour old; and ever since I have run up and down the world with this case of rapiers, wounding myself when I had nobody to fight withal. I was born in hell; and look to it, for some of you shall be my father. FAUSTUS. What art thou, the fourth? ENVY. I am Envy, begotten of a chimney-sweeper and an oyster-wife. I cannot read, and therefore wish all books were burnt. I am lean with seeing others eat. O, that there would come a famine through all the world, that all might die, and I live alone!

I, John Faustus, of Wertenberg, doctor, by these Thesaurus apparel: (n, v) garb, attire, garment, array, vesture; (n) clothing, finery, costume, clothes; (v) adorn, clothe. conditionally: (adv) provisorily, qualifiedly, contingently, dependently, supposing, guardedly, hypothetically, temporarily; (n) if, in case, provided. deed: (n) accomplishment, act, feat, behavior, action, exploit, covenant, doing, document, title, fact. ANTONYM: (n) failure. depart: (v) go, deviate, decease, diverge, start, stray, wander, leave, die, vary, part.

Now will I make all the maidens in our parish dance at my pleasure, stark naked, before me; and so by that means I shall see more than e'er I felt or saw yet. ] RALPH. % ROBIN. Keep out, keep out, or else you are blown up, you are dismembered, Ralph: keep out, for I am about a roaring piece of work. RALPH. Come, what doest thou with that same book? thou canst not read? Thesaurus admirable: (adj) fine, outstanding, beautiful, great, commendable, lovely, good, creditable, praiseworthy, worthy, grand.

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