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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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debauchery
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • Did I teach the one his vices, and the other his debauchery?
  • , whose beauty was equalled only by his debauchery, and who received Leonora of Aragon in a pavilion of white and crimson silk, filled with nymphs and centaurs, and gilded a boy that he might serve at the feast as Ganymede or Hylas; Ezzelin, whose melancholy could be cured only by the spectacle of death, and who had a passion for red blood, as other men have for red wine—the son of the Fiend, as was reported, and one who had cheated his father at dice when gambling with him for his own…

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  • I relaxed and enjoyed the evening without slipping into the surrounding debauchery.
  • Alas. Debauchery led to drunkenness which led to ruin.

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