Ah! she forebodes not that her lover's near, The clanking chains, the rustling
Dungeon Scene: Dungeon scene with Mephistopheles, Faust, and Margaret.
Lithograph by Eugene Delacroix.]
(hiding her face in the bed of straw)
Woe! woe! they come! on bitter 'tis to die!
Hush! hush! be still! I come to set thee free!
If thou art human, feel my misery!
Thou wilt awake the jailor with thy cry!