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Quotes from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
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1  Even as a beginning, it is poor.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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2  But let us pass from poor Basil.
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3  The poor chap was killed in a duel at Spa a few months after the marriage.
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4  When poor Southwark got into the divorce court, their indignation was quite magnificent.
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5  I should fancy that the real tragedy of the poor is that they can afford nothing but self-denial.
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6  Whatever my life is, he had more to do with the making or the marring of it than poor Harry has had.
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7  He had often told the girl whom he had lured to love him that he was poor, and she had believed him.
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8  "We are talking about poor Dartmoor, Lord Henry," cried the duchess, nodding pleasantly to him across the table.
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9  You know we poor artists have to show ourselves in society from time to time, just to remind the public that we are not savages.
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10  And, after all, it is a very poor consolation to be told that the man who has given one a bad dinner, or poor wine, is irreproachable in his private life.
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11  Had he gone to his aunt's, he would have been sure to have met Lord Goodbody there, and the whole conversation would have been about the feeding of the poor and the necessity for model lodging-houses.
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12  Scotland Yard still insists that the man in the grey ulster who left for Paris by the midnight train on the ninth of November was poor Basil, and the French police declare that Basil never arrived in Paris at all.
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13  Lady Narborough kept scolding him for what she called "an insult to poor Adolphe, who invented the menu specially for you," and now and then Lord Henry looked across at him, wondering at his silence and abstracted manner.
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