The catastrophe is physical, not moral, and thus the play lacks the awful horror half-revealed in Doctor Faustus.
The eternal womanly element of the great universe beckoned you on, as it did Doctor Faustus of old.
The weakness of Doctor Faustus appears exactly where Tamburlaine is strongest.
And if the spirits come and snatch me, as they snatched off Doctor Faustus, you shall see all the pageant, and not a penny to pay.
The first, its conversational ease and freedom, will be found more perfectly developed in Doctor Faustus and the later tragedies.
I shall now proceed to describe the etching of "Doctor Faustus," a copy of which I have given.
Plain man, as you see me, I find myself getting quite the reputation of a Doctor Faustus in the popular mind.
Doctor Faustus answered hereupon, Gracious lady, this is a small thing for me to doe, for I can doe more than this.