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1  I was thinking chiefly of flowers.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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2  The flower seemed to quiver, and then swayed gently to and fro.
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3  Worlds had to be in travail, that the meanest flower might blow.
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4  I suppose he wants to ask you what flowers you wish to have on the table to-night.
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5  He had taken the flower out of his coat, and was smelling it, or pretending to do so.
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6  I had thrown her some flowers, and she had looked at me--at least I fancied that she had.
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7  A low moan broke from her, and she flung herself at his feet and lay there like a trampled flower.
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8  The birds that were singing in the dew-drenched garden seemed to be telling the flowers about her.
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9  A flower was in her right hand, and her left clasped an enamelled collar of white and damask roses.
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10  The air was heavy with the perfume of the flowers, and their beauty seemed to bring him an anodyne for his pain.
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11  The fuming censers that the grave boys, in their lace and scarlet, tossed into the air like great gilt flowers had their subtle fascination for him.
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12  Years ago, when I was a boy," said Dorian Gray, crushing the flower in his hand, "you met me, flattered me, and taught me to be vain of my good looks.
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13  As soon as he was alone, he lit a cigarette and began sketching upon a piece of paper, drawing first flowers and bits of architecture, and then human faces.
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14  He is some brainless beautiful creature who should be always here in winter when we have no flowers to look at, and always here in summer when we want something to chill our intelligence.
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15  He had heard of rich men who had been blackmailed all their lives by some servant who had read a letter, or overheard a conversation, or picked up a card with an address, or found beneath a pillow a withered flower or a shred of crumpled lace.
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16  The flameless tapers stand where we had left them, and beside them lies the half-cut book that we had been studying, or the wired flower that we had worn at the ball, or the letter that we had been afraid to read, or that we had read too often.
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17  His little dinners, in the settling of which Lord Henry always assisted him, were noted as much for the careful selection and placing of those invited, as for the exquisite taste shown in the decoration of the table, with its subtle symphonic arrangements of exotic flowers, and embroidered cloths, and antique plate of gold and silver.
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