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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • …that comes on those to whom life denies nothing; and had peered through a clear emerald at the red shambles of the Circus, and then, in a litter of pearl and purple drawn by silver-shod mules, been carried through the Street of Pomegranates to a House of Gold, and heard men cry on Nero Caesar as he passed by; and, as Elagabalus, had painted his face with colours, and plied the distaff among the women, and brought the Moon from Carthage, and given her in mystic marriage to the Sun.

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  • Carthage is being resettled today as a suburb of Tunis.
  • He thought of the slaves deep under the street levels of Carthage before the Romans came and destroyed the city.
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