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Synonyms for Faust

an alchemist of German legend who sold his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for knowledge


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Newbury resets the Goethe-inspired tale to the era of La Belle [ETH]poque, with the elderly Faust re-imagined as a disillusioned sculptor and animator longing for death.
Second, Faust disregards the fact that, unlike the Soviet Union, Iraqis were allowed to leave the country, albeit after enduring onerous bureaucratic measures and security checks.
In this particular retelling of the myth, Faust is an elderly scholar and alchemist unhappy with his lot in life.
Scholars of comparative literature explore the Faust theme as it has been adapted in some key texts from the early modern period to the present in English, Dutch, German, and Egyptian.
Board of Education decision, which Faust alludes to in her article.
Real estate investment manager Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC announced on Tuesday that it has appointed John Faust as a managing director in Business Development, with effect from 16 May 2016.
The destructive waves generated by Mephistopheles and his puppet, Faust, sweep away everyone in their path, especially the delicate Marguerite, performed by Aile Asszonyi, a fragile and innocent victim of the dark world.
Faust emphasized the role played by ideological propaganda, the Ba'th's takeover of state and social institutions, the use of violence and a rewards-and-benefits system to elicit Iraqis' loyalties.
From 1990 to 1994, COL Faust served as Chief, J2 Operations Division, Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC).
Sung in English, this dark Gothic tale follows the fortunes of Doctor Faust, who weary of life, is contemplating suicide when he encounters Mephistopheles (the Devil).
Unlike others with an interest in "Unbroken," however, Faust can say he heard the subject of the film speak in person - in Eugene.
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Faust concludes that social stratification is clearly shown and that the larger the settlement the greater the evidence of wealthy households.
I WONDER IF you could put together the six (I think there were six) stories on Operation FAUST and Manna from Heaven?
IN this re-imagining of Goethe's Faust, drinking, gambling, womanising, and general debauchery make the Speakeasy a perfect place for a man to lose his soul, as we see when Faust is manipulated, to both comic and tragic effect, into a deal with the Devil where his very soul hangs in the balance.