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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • Then had come Lord Henry Wotton with his strange panegyric on youth, his terrible warning of its brevity.

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  • I’m not sure they appreciated her speech, but I know they liked its brevity.
  • She answered with equal indifference and brevity, and the others said no more.
    Austen, Jane  --  Pride and Prejudice

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