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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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idolatry
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • Because, without intending it, I have put into it some expression of all this curious artistic idolatry, of which, of course, I have never cared to speak to him.
  • I grew afraid that others would know of my idolatry.
  • Would there ever be someone who would fill him with a strange idolatry?
  • Once, some one who had terribly loved him had written to him a mad letter, ending with these idolatrous words: "The world is changed because you are made of ivory and gold.

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  • Her admiration borders on idolatry.
  • Withdraw from the idolatry of the superfluous!
    Nietzsche, Friedrich  --  Thus Spake Zarathustra: A Book For All And None

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