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1  It annihilates the desire to act.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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2  The more he knew, the more he desired to know.
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3  But I seem to have lost the passion and forgotten the desire.
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4  You filled me with a wild desire to know everything about life.
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5  "I don't desire to change anything in England except the weather," he answered.
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6  Out of its secret hiding-place had crept his soul, and desire had come to meet it on the way.
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7  When the coffee and cigarettes had been brought and the man turned to go, he felt a wild desire to tell him to remain.
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8  There was no doubt that curiosity had much to do with it, curiosity and the desire for new experiences, yet it was not a simple, but rather a very complex passion.
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9  Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself, with desire for what its monstrous laws have made monstrous and unlawful.
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10  From cell to cell of his brain crept the one thought; and the wild desire to live, most terrible of all man's appetites, quickened into force each trembling nerve and fibre.
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11  Indeed, the probabilities are that the more insincere the man is, the more purely intellectual will the idea be, as in that case it will not be coloured by either his wants, his desires, or his prejudices.
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12  It was a large, well-proportioned room, which had been specially built by the last Lord Kelso for the use of the little grandson whom, for his strange likeness to his mother, and also for other reasons, he had always hated and desired to keep at a distance.
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