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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • Of course, if this gentleman is wealthy, there is no reason why she should not contract an alliance with him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When she leaned over the balcony and came to those wonderful lines— Although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night: It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be Ere one can say, "It lightens."  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: the metal contracted
as in: legal contract
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