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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • His father had been our ambassador at Madrid when Isabella was young, and Prim unthought of, but had retired from the Diplomatic Service in a capricious moment of annoyance at not being offered the Embassy at Paris, a post to which he considered that he was fully entitled by reason of his birth, his indolence, the good English of his despatches, and his inordinate passion for pleasure.

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  • The Iranian students took over the U.S. embassy.
  • Surely the embassy would be able to get Mahtob and me out of here, if only I could find some way to contact a sympathetic official.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter

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