MIRROR in Classic Quotes

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make beautiful sentences with common words.
Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
 Search Panel
Word:
You may input your word or phrase.
Author:
Book:
 
Stems:
If search object is a contraction or phrase, it'll be ignored.
Sort by:
Each search starts from the first page. Its result is limited to the first 17 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.
Common Search Words
 Current Search - mirror in The Picture of Dorian Gray
1  The wan mirrors get back their mimic life.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
2  This portrait would be to him the most magical of mirrors.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
3  For it was an unjust mirror, this mirror of his soul that he was looking at.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
4  Shrill flaring gas-jets, dulled and distorted in the fly-blown mirrors that faced them, were ranged round the walls.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
5  Then he loathed his own beauty, and flinging the mirror on the floor, crushed it into silver splinters beneath his heel.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
6  A faint blush, like the shadow of a rose in a mirror of silver, came to her cheeks as she glanced at the crowded enthusiastic house.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
7  The quivering ardent sunlight showed him the lines of cruelty round the mouth as clearly as if he had been looking into a mirror after he had done some dreadful thing.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
8  The curiously carved mirror that Lord Henry had given to him, so many years ago now, was standing on the table, and the white-limbed Cupids laughed round it as of old.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
9  As the painter looked at the gracious and comely form he had so skilfully mirrored in his art, a smile of pleasure passed across his face, and seemed about to linger there.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
10  He never knew--never, indeed, had any cause to know--that somewhat grotesque dread of mirrors, and polished metal surfaces, and still water which came upon the young Parisian so early in his life, and was occasioned by the sudden decay of a beau that had once, apparently, been so remarkable.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11