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delude
used in Faust -- Part 1 (translated by Theil)

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deceive (convince to have a false belief)
  • Yet fixed is this delusion in our heart; Who, of his own free will, therefrom would part?
  • MEPHISTOPHELES The question trifling seems from one, Who it appears the Word doth rate so low; Who, undeluded by mere outward show, To Being's depths would penetrate alone.
  • FAUST (awaking) Am I once more deluded! must I deem That thus the throng of spirits disappear?
  • MEPHISTOPHELES (in FAUST'S long gown) Mortal! the loftiest attributes of men, Reason and Knowledge, only thus contemn, Still let the Prince of lies, without control, With shows, and mocking charms delude thy soul, I have thee unconditionally then!
  • MEPHISTOPHELES (as above) Delusion, from their eyes the bandage take!
  • SIEBEL 'twas all delusion, cheat and lie.
  • Slow from the spot her drooping form she tears, And seems with shackled feet to move along; I own, within me the delusion's strong, That she the likeness of my Gretchen wears.
  • MEPHISTOPHELES Deluded fool!
  • She dwells immur'd within these dripping walls; Her only trespass a delusion dear!

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