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

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mortal body
Definition
human (especially merely human); or subject to death
  • Yet here ye dance, as other mortals do!
  • Dare with determin'd will to burst the portals Past which in terror others fain would steal Now is the time, through deeds, to show that mortals The calm sublimity of gods can feel; To shudder not at yonder dark abyss, Where phantasy creates her own self-torturing brood, Right onward to the yawning gulf to press, Around whose narrow jaws rolleth hell's fiery flood; With glad resolve to take the fatal leap, Though danger threaten thee, to sink in endless sleep!
  • MEPHISTOPHELES Now we are once again at our wit's end, just where the reason of you mortals snaps!
  • Well for you, poor mortals, that 'tis not yours to wield!

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  • I'll give thee more Than mortal eye hath e'er beheld before.
  • Divert This mortal spirit from his primal source; Him, canst thou seize, thy power exert And lead him on thy downward course, Then stand abash'd, when thou perforce must own, A good man in his darkest aberration, Of the right path is conscious still.
  • Read in a thousand tomes that, everywhere, Self-torture is the lot of human-kind, With but one mortal happy, here and there?
  • Mortal, all hail to thee, Thou whom mortality, Earth's sad reality, Held as in prison.
  • A young man then, each house you sought, Where reign'd the mortal pestilence.
  • Alas! that when on spirit-wing we rise, No wing material lifts our mortal clay.
  • Can ye aid him, spirits all, Leave him not in mortal thrall!
  • Was ever mortal spirit, in its high endeavour, Fathom'd by Being such as thou?
  • MEPHISTOPHELES Oh, credit me, who still as ages roll, Have chew'd this bitter fare from year to year, No mortal, from the cradle to the bier, Digests the ancient leaven!
  • 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!
  • Nature's impenetrable agencies, Are they not thronging on thy heart and brain, Viewless, or visible to mortal ken, Around thee weaving their mysterious chain?

There are no more uses of "mortal" in Faust -- Part 1 (translated by Theil).

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