Figure Photo of the Day: Faust’s Bargain

Faust's Bargain

Faust’s Bargain, by Ridureyu

FAUSTUS: “Now tell me what says Lucifer, thy lord?”

MEPHISTOPHELES: “That I shall wait on Faustus whilst he lives, So he will buy my service with his soul.”

FAUSTUS: “Already Faustus hath hazarded that for thee.”

MEPHISTOPHELES “But, Faustus, thou must bequeath it solemnly, And write a deed of gift with thine own blood; For that security craves great Lucifer. If thou deny it, I will back to hell.”

FAUSTUS: “Stay, Mephistophiles, and tell me, what good will my soul do thy lord?”

MEPHISTOPHELES “Enlarge his kingdom.”

FAUSTUS” “Is that the reason why he tempts us thus?”

MEPHISTOPHELES “Solamen miseris socios habuisse doloris.”

FAUSTUS: “Why, have you any pain that torture others!”

MEPHISTOPHELES “As great as have the human souls of men. But, tell me, Faustus, shall I have thy soul? And I will be thy slave, and wait on thee, And give thee more than thou hast wit to ask.”

FAUSTUS: “Ay, Mephistophiles, I give it thee.”

(Figures from Neclos Fortress. Text from The Tragical History Of Doctor Faustus)

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