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1  They paint in order to try and look young.
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2  Of course, he had a wonderful genius for painting.
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3  When I am painting, I can't think of anything else.
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4  I have never been in better form for painting than I am to-day.
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5  "I want the Dorian Gray I used to paint," said the artist sadly.
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6  But a man can paint like Velasquez and yet be as dull as possible.
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7  It is not merely that I paint from him, draw from him, sketch from him.
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8  Yes," he continued, turning round and taking his handkerchief out of his pocket; "his painting had quite gone off.
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9  The carnations of the painting had withered, but the eyes were still wonderful in their depth and brilliancy of colour.
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10  You never open your lips while you are painting, and it is horribly dull standing on a platform and trying to look pleasant.
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11  There were no signs of any change when he looked into the actual painting, and yet there was no doubt that the whole expression had altered.
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12  Parker has brought out the drinks, and if you stay any longer in this glare, you will be quite spoiled, and Basil will never paint you again.
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13  Since then, his work was that curious mixture of bad painting and good intentions that always entitles a man to be called a representative British artist.
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14  One day, a fatal day I sometimes think, I determined to paint a wonderful portrait of you as you actually are, not in the costume of dead ages, but in your own dress and in your own time.
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15  After about a quarter of an hour Hallward stopped painting, looked for a long time at Dorian Gray, and then for a long time at the picture, biting the end of one of his huge brushes and frowning.
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16  But now and then a complex personality took the place and assumed the office of art, was indeed, in its way, a real work of art, life having its elaborate masterpieces, just as poetry has, or sculpture, or painting.
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17  Well, after a few days the thing left my studio, and as soon as I had got rid of the intolerable fascination of its presence, it seemed to me that I had been foolish in imagining that I had seen anything in it, more than that you were extremely good-looking and that I could paint.
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