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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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novel
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • It will be like having a meat-tea, or reading an English novel.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In one point he was more fortunate than the novel's fantastic hero.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The hero of the wonderful novel that had so influenced his life had himself known this curious fancy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I should like to write a novel certainly; a novel that would be as lovely as a Persian carpet, and as unreal.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I should like to write a novel certainly; a novel that would be as lovely as a Persian carpet, and as unreal.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was a novel without a plot, and with only one character, being, indeed, simply a psychological study of a certain young Parisian, who spent his life trying to realise in the nineteenth century all the passions and modes of thought that belonged to every century except his own, and to sum up, as it were, in himself the various moods through which the world-spirit had ever passed, loving for their mere artificiality those renunciations that men have unwisely called virtue, as much as…  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "She is still decolletee," he answered, taking an olive in his long fingers; "and when she is in a very smart gown she looks like an edition de luxe of a bad French novel.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • We`re looking for novel advertising ideas.

  • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

  • She both fits in perfectly yet remains slightly novel.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake

  • My dad taught this to us by example, but he also looked for novel ways to teach it to others.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture

  • “A Novel Technique for Transforming the Theft of Mortal Human Cells into Praiseworthy Federal Policy”
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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