1 She seemed not to listen to him.
2 I must speak, and you must listen.
3 Wait, wait a moment; listen to me.
4 Dorian Gray listened, open-eyed and wondering.
5 The lad listened sulkily to her and made no answer.
6 Then he threw the knife on the table, and listened.
7 He had listened to them, laughed at them, forgotten them.
8 Like all people who try to exhaust a subject, he exhausted his listeners.
9 He charmed his listeners out of themselves, and they followed his pipe, laughing.
10 The only people to whose opinions I listen now with any respect are people much younger than myself.
11 You are not listening to a word I am saying, Jim," cried Sibyl, "and I am making the most delightful plans for your future.
12 It is quite true, I never talk when I am working, and never listen either, and it must be dreadfully tedious for my unfortunate sitters.
13 On a peach-coloured divan sat Lady Narborough, pretending to listen to the duke's description of the last Brazilian beetle that he had added to his collection.
14 Don't squander the gold of your days, listening to the tedious, trying to improve the hopeless failure, or giving away your life to the ignorant, the common, and the vulgar.
15 He would not see Lord Henry any more--would not, at any rate, listen to those subtle poisonous theories that in Basil Hallward's garden had first stirred within him the passion for impossible things.
16 As he passed out, he used to look with wonder at the black confessionals and long to sit in the dim shadow of one of them and listen to men and women whispering through the worn grating the true story of their lives.
17 Yet, after some time, he wearied of them, and would sit in his box at the opera, either alone or with Lord Henry, listening in rapt pleasure to "Tannhauser" and seeing in the prelude to that great work of art a presentation of the tragedy of his own soul.
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