…creation of such worlds as these that seemed to Dorian Gray to be the true object, or amongst the true objects, of life; and in his search for sensations that would be at once new and delightful, and possess that element of strangeness that is so essential to romance, he would often adopt certain modes of thought that he knew to be really alien to his nature, abandon himself to their subtle influences, and then, having, as it were, caught their colour and satisfied his intellectual…
They are such an essential part of one’s personality."
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The essential feature of the pen is that it writes so consistently.
I carry all the essential tools and materials I need in this toolbox.