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1  Really, our girls have no chance nowadays.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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2  He had nearly swooned at what Lord Henry had said in a chance mood of cynical jesting.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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3  I read of it quite by chance in a late edition of The Globe that I picked up at the club.
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4  He was a marvellous type, too, this lad, whom by so curious a chance he had met in Basil's studio, or could be fashioned into a marvellous type, at any rate.
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5  A chance phrase that he had heard at the theatre, a whispered sneer that had reached his ears one night as he waited at the stage-door, had set loose a train of horrible thoughts.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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6  The few words that Basil's friend had said to him--words spoken by chance, no doubt, and with wilful paradox in them--had touched some secret chord that had never been touched before, but that he felt was now vibrating and throbbing to curious pulses.
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7  But a chance tone of colour in a room or a morning sky, a particular perfume that you had once loved and that brings subtle memories with it, a line from a forgotten poem that you had come across again, a cadence from a piece of music that you had ceased to play--I tell you, Dorian, that it is on things like these that our lives depend.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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