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Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
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1  It is the coming of death that terrifies me.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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2  A verdict of death by misadventure was returned.
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3  The death of Basil Hallward seemed very little to him.
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4  It was the living death of his own soul that troubled him.
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5  There was something fascinating in this son of love and death.
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6  Yes: it is a matter of life and death, Alan, and to more than one person.
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7  He felt as if his heart was beating itself to death in some empty hollow.
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8  Her death has all the pathetic uselessness of martyrdom, all its wasted beauty.
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9  Nor, indeed, was it the death of Basil Hallward that weighed most upon his mind.
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10  It had received the news of Sibyl Vane's death before he had known of it himself.
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11  The mother snatched away by death, the boy left to solitude and the tyranny of an old and loveless man.
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12  The dreadful death of the unlucky beater, shot in the thicket like a wild animal, had seemed to him to pre-figure death for himself also.
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13  Now it was to hide something that had a corruption of its own, worse than the corruption of death itself--something that would breed horrors and yet would never die.
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14  But you must think of that lonely death in the tawdry dressing-room simply as a strange lurid fragment from some Jacobean tragedy, as a wonderful scene from Webster, or Ford, or Cyril Tourneur.
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