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1  Yes; there had been things in his boyhood that he had not understood.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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2  Grace was his, and the white purity of boyhood, and beauty such as old Greek marbles kept for us.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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3  When the blood crept from its face, and left behind a pallid mask of chalk with leaden eyes, he would keep the glamour of boyhood.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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4  There would be the wrinkled throat, the cold, blue-veined hands, the twisted body, that he remembered in the grandfather who had been so stern to him in his boyhood.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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5  Dim and wavering as was the wind-blown light, yet it served to show him the hideous error, as it seemed, into which he had fallen, for the face of the man he had sought to kill had all the bloom of boyhood, all the unstained purity of youth.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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6  What there was in it of the purely sensuous instinct of boyhood had been transformed by the workings of the imagination, changed into something that seemed to the lad himself to be remote from sense, and was for that very reason all the more dangerous.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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7  Upon the walls of the lonely locked room where he had spent so much of his boyhood, he had hung with his own hands the terrible portrait whose changing features showed him the real degradation of his life, and in front of it had draped the purple-and-gold pall as a curtain.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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8  He had uttered a mad wish that he himself might remain young, and the portrait grow old; that his own beauty might be untarnished, and the face on the canvas bear the burden of his passions and his sins; that the painted image might be seared with the lines of suffering and thought, and that he might keep all the delicate bloom and loveliness of his then just conscious boyhood.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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