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bankrupt
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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bankrupt
Used in
The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • Most people become bankrupt through having invested too heavily in the prose of life.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But, as the nineteenth century has gone bankrupt through an over-expenditure of sympathy, I would suggest that we should appeal to Science to put us straight.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At least he declared he did, and insisted on shaking him by the hand, and assuring him that he was proud to meet a man who had discovered a real genius and gone bankrupt over a poet.  (not reviewed by editor)

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