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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • Her flower-like lips touched the withered cheek, and warmed its frost.
  • The common hill-flowers wither, but they blossom again.
  • Its gold would wither into grey.
  • The carnations of the painting had withered, but the eyes were still wonderful in their depth and brilliancy of colour.
  • He had heard of rich men who had been blackmailed all their lives by some servant who had read a letter, or overheard a conversation, or picked up a card with an address, or found beneath a pillow a withered flower or a shred of crumpled lace.
  • He jumped from the cart, and having told the groom to take the mare home, made his way towards his guest through the withered bracken and rough undergrowth.
  • He was withered, wrinkled, and loathsome of visage.

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  • The grapes withered on the vine.
  • Her confidence withered under the criticism.

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