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1  They had not influenced his nature.
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2  He has a simple and a beautiful nature.
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3  You know yourself, Harry, how independent I am by nature.
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4  If you want to mar a nature, you have merely to reform it.
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5  Her shallow secret nature was troubled when their eyes met.
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6  She said that he was very earnest and had a beautiful nature.
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7  Our weakest motives were those of whose nature we were conscious.
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8  To realize one's nature perfectly--that is what each of us is here for.
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9  There were maladies so strange that one had to pass through them if one sought to understand their nature.
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10  His own nature had revolted against the excess of anguish that had sought to maim and mar the perfection of its calm.
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11  As he thought of it, a sharp pang of pain struck through him like a knife and made each delicate fibre of his nature quiver.
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12  He was conscious also of the shallowness and vanity of his mother's nature, and in that saw infinite peril for Sibyl and Sibyl's happiness.
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13  Mrs. Vane glanced at her, and with one of those false theatrical gestures that so often become a mode of second nature to a stage-player, clasped her in her arms.
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14  I knew that I had come face to face with some one whose mere personality was so fascinating that, if I allowed it to do so, it would absorb my whole nature, my whole soul, my very art itself.
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15  There are moments, psychologists tell us, when the passion for sin, or for what the world calls sin, so dominates a nature that every fibre of the body, as every cell of the brain, seems to be instinct with fearful impulses.
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16  He procured from Paris no less than nine large-paper copies of the first edition, and had them bound in different colours, so that they might suit his various moods and the changing fancies of a nature over which he seemed, at times, to have almost entirely lost control.
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17  But it appeared to Dorian Gray that the true nature of the senses had never been understood, and that they had remained savage and animal merely because the world had sought to starve them into submission or to kill them by pain, instead of aiming at making them elements of a new spirituality, of which a fine instinct for beauty was to be the dominant characteristic.
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