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

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disrespect or reject as not good enough
  • The crowd's applause assumes a scornful tone.
  • Excuse me, fine harangues I cannot make, Though all the circle look on me with scorn; My pathos soon thy laughter would awake, Hadst thou the laughing mood not long forsworn.
  • Vainly I have aspired too high; I'm on a level but with such as thou; Me the great spirit scorn'd, defied; Nature from me herself doth hide; Rent is the web of thought; my mind Doth knowledge loathe of every kind.
  • I've not a doubt That my two gentlemen are nobly born, They look dissatisfied and full of scorn.
  • — On yon threshold he stood; Amidst all the howling of hell's fiery flood, The scoff and the scorn of its devilish crew, The tones of his voice, sweet and loving, I knew.

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