Faust Soliloquy - Chorus Of Angels
Love - greetings and love kisses! Thou shalt not hinder me!(Sings)
Thrice be the words express'd.
This once I must admit your plea; For truly I must own that we Each otherhave not seen for many a day. The culture, too, that shapes the world, at lastHath e'en the devil in its sphere embraced; The northern phantom from thescene hath pass'd, Tail, talons, horns, are nowhere to be traced! As for thefoot, with which I can't dispense, 'Twould injure me in company, and hence,Like many a youthful cavalier, False calves I now have worn for many a year.The Witch (dancing)
Let's up to Burghof, there you'll find good cheer, The prettiest maidens andthe best of beer, And brawls of a prime sort.
Thereto a perfect right hast thou. My strength I do not rashly overrate. Slaveam I here, at any rate, If thine, or whose, it matters not, I trow.Mephistopheles
Then at our ball, what doth he here?