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Beautiful, smart, rich—and single—Emma Woodhouse is completely content material together with her existence and sees no use for both love or marriage. not anything, in spite of the fact that, delights her greater than interfering within the romantic lives of others. but if she ignores the warnings of her friend Mr. Knightley and makes an attempt to rearrange an appropriate fit for her protegee Harriet Smith, her rigorously laid plans quickly get to the bottom of and feature effects that she by no means anticipated. With its imperfect yet captivating heroine and its witty and sophisticated exploration of relationships, Emma is frequently noticeable as Jane Austen's such a lot ideal work.

@DarcyLover1815 How come I obtained so sizzling and sticky below my petticoat whilst I danced with Knightley? most sensible to not give it some thought. now not. At. All.

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Compare, for example, Faust's outburst as he concludes his pact with Mephisto-~'I£ ever flattering you should wile me/That in myself I find delight'/If with enjoyment you beguile me,! "') MIDNIGHT.. ) 453 LARGE OUTER COURT OF THE PALACE. ) 463 ENTOM:BMENT. ~') 471 MOUNTAIN GORGES.

Only a few lines correspond to the famous"J ewel Song~ln Gaunod's opera, btlt Goethe himself wrote the short ballad-"In Thuletllerewas a king • . "-which, in Gennan, has the simplicity of a folk song. 263 PROMENADE. (Mephisto tells Faust what happened to the jewels. ) 273 THE NEIGHBOR'S HOUSE. ) 277 STREET. ) 29 1 GARDEN. ) A GARDEN BOWER. (The first kiss. ) WOOD AND CAVE. (Faust has fled lest he ntin Margaret's life. His opening monologue differs from all the rest of Part One by being in heroic blank verse.

10 Translations. No translation of ,a world-historic poem equals the original. Those who sing FitzGerald's praises do it, in effect, by insisting that the original of Omar Kbayyam 'was no major work; and that FitzGerald's quatrains are really not translations at all. When we tupl to poems with which Faust invites comparison, the case is clear. No translation of Dante's Commedia rivals the orig.. inal Italian, and while August Wilhelm Schlegel's German Shakespeare and Johann Heinrich Voss's German Homer, in dactylic hexameters, represent astonishing Introduction 47 , achievements which may well surpass all kindred English efforts, they do not attain the quality of the originals.

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