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

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Definition
active interest and enthusiasm
  • Up scholar, lave, with zeal undying, Thine earthly breast in the morning-red!
  • With earnest zeal Still as I ply the critic's task, I feel A strange oppression both of head and heart.
  • FAUST (alone) How him alone all hope abandons never, To empty trash who clings, with zeal untired, With greed for treasure gropes, and, joy-inspir'd, Exults if earth-worms second his endeavour.
  • Praising the Lord with zeal, By deeds that love reveal, Like brethren true and leal Sharing the daily meal, To all that sorrow feel Whisp'ring of heaven's weal, Still is the master near, Still is he here!
  • My sire, of good repute, and sombre mood, O'er nature's powers and every mystic zone, With honest zeal, but methods of his own, With toil fantastic loved to brood; His time in dark alchemic cell, With brother adepts he would spend, And there antagonists compel, Through numberless receipts to blend.
  • MEPHISTOPHELES And next, before aught else you learn, You must with zeal to metaphysics turn!
  • Yourself with studious zeal prepare, And closely in your manual look, Hereby may you be quite aware That all he utters standeth in the book; Yet write away without cessation, As at the Holy Ghost's dictation!
  • MEPHISTOPHELES That I my anxious zeal may prove, Your pangs to sooth and aid your love, A single moment will we not delay, Will lead you to her room this very day.
  • He in my bosom with malicious zeal For that fair image fans a raging fire; From craving to enjoyment thus I reel, And in enjoyment languish for desire.

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