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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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despair
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • She wrung her hands in mock despair.
  • It was with an almost cruel joy—and perhaps in nearly every joy, as certainly in every pleasure, cruelty has its place—that he used to read the latter part of the book, with its really tragic, if somewhat over-emphasised, account of the sorrow and despair of one who had himself lost what in others, and in the world, he had most dearly valued.
  • "Each of us has Heaven and Hell in him, Basil," cried Dorian, with a wild gesture of despair.

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  • Don’t despair—help is on the way!
  • Don’t give in to despair.

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