faustus faustus  /ˈfɔ stəs/


  • (n) an alchemist of German legend who sold his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for knowledge


  1. Precious gift for folk of the future ; Blair Dunlop Nottingham Playhouse Peter Palmer

    AMONG John Neville's directorial and acting successes at the Playhouse was Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus.
    on July 7, 2013     Source: HispanicBusiness.com

  2. Hanson: The press and Dr. Faustus

    In the old Dr. Faustus story, a young scholar bargains away his soul to the devil for promises of obtaining almost anything he wants. The American media has done much the same thing with the Obama administration.
    on July 5, 2013     Source: The St. Augustine Record

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