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" I'll leap up to my God! Who pulls me down? See, see where Christ's blood streams in the firmament! One drop would save my soul, half a drop, ah, my Christ! "
The Works of Shakespeare: the Text Carefully Restored According to the First ... - Page cccxi
by William Shakespeare - 1883
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Shakespeare and the Mannerist Tradition: A Reading of Five Problem Plays

Jean-Pierre Maquerlot - Drama - 1995 - 197 pages
...gasping rhythm which allows an effect of spontaneity to prevail over mechanical response: See, see, where Christ's blood streams in the firmament! One drop would save my soul, half a drop: ah, my Christ! Ah, rend not my heart for naming of my Christ! Yet will I call on him: O, spare me, Lucifer! Where...
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Christopher Marlowe: The Critical Heritage

Millar MacLure - Reference - 1995 - 207 pages
...himself, where his genius rises to almost supernatural inspiration; it is in these three lines: See where Christ's blood streams in the firmament, One drop would save my soul — half a drop, ah, my Christ! Ah! rend not my heart for naming of my Christ! It is the last hopeless cry of one who knows where he...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...will come, and Faustus must be damned. O I'll leap up to my God: who pulls me down? See, see, where Christ's blood streams in the firmament. One drop would save my soul, half a drop, ah my Christ. CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE, (1564-1593) British dramatist, poet. Faustus, in The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus,...
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Doctor Faustus and Other Plays

Christopher Marlowe - Drama - 1998 - 503 pages
...damned. O, I'll leap up to heaven! Who pulls me down? One drop of blood will save me. O, my Christ! 145 Rend not my heart for naming of my Christ! Yet will...spare me, Lucifer! Where is it now? Tis gone; And see a threat'ning arm, an angry brow. Mountains and hills, come, come and fall on me, 150 And hide me from...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...will come, and Faustus must be damned. O I'll leap up to my God: who pulls me down? See, see, where ons we just beauty see, And in short measures life may perfect be. 5249 Every Man in His Humour 6996 Doctor Faustus You stars that reigned at my nativity, Whose influence hath allotted death and...
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The Irony of Identity: Self and Imagination in the Drama of Christopher Marlowe

Ian McAdam - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 283 pages
...most striking at the end of the play. The hero in his final soliloquy exclaims: Ah, my Christ! Ah, rend not my heart for naming of my Christ! Yet will I call on him. O, spare me, Lucifer! (5.2.79-81)7 The continuity of thought or intent in line 149, and thus the conflation of Christ and...
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Shakespeare's Dramatic Genres

Lawrence Danson, Lawrence (Professor of English Danson, Professor of English Princeton University) - Drama - 2000 - 160 pages
...out confusedly to both God and Lucifer: O, I'll leap up to my God! Who pulls me down? See, see, where Christ's blood streams in the firmament! One drop...Christ! Yet will I call on him. O, spare me, Lucifer! (5.2.142-6) But neither God nor Lucifer will spare this man whose greatness and folly we have seen...
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The Plays

Christopher Marlowe - English drama - 2000 - 546 pages
...will come, and Faustus must be damn'd. O, I'll leap up to my God! Who pulls me down? See, see, where Christ's blood streams in the firmament! One drop would save my soul, half a drop: ah, my Christ — Ah, rend not my heart for naming of my Christ! Yet will I call on him: O, spare me, Lucifer! Where...
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English Literature for AQA A

Tony Childs, Jackie Moore - Advanced supplementary examinations - 2000 - 174 pages
...will come, and Faustus must be damned. Oh, I'll leap up to my God: who pulls me down? See, see, where Christ's blood streams in the firmament. One drop would save my soul, half a drop. Ah, my Christ! . . . No, Faustus, curse thyself, curse Lucifer, That hath deprived thee of the joys of heaven. ACTIVITY...
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Facing Evil: Confronting the Dreadful Power Behind Genocide, Terrorism, and ...

Paul Woodruff, Harry A. Wilmer - History - 2001 - 297 pages
...must be damned." Faust says to himself: Oh, I'll leap up to my God! Who pulls me down? See, see, where Christ's blood streams in the firmament! One drop would save my soul — half a drop! Ah, my Christ! Ah, rend not my heart for naming of my Christ; Yet will I call on him — Oh, spare me, Lucifer! Where...
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