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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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console -- as in: to console
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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  • You find me consoled, and you are furious.
  • Ordinary women always console themselves.
  • Religion consoles some.
  • You come down here to console me.
  • And besides, my dear old Basil, if you really want to console me, teach me rather to forget what has happened, or to see it from a proper artistic point of view.
  • Well, I am not like that young man you told me of when we were down at Marlowe together, the young man who used to say that yellow satin could console one for all the miseries of life.
  • …and red-faced old gentleman covered all over with orders and ribbons, and hissing into my ear, in a tragic whisper which must have been perfectly audible to everybody in the room, something like ’Sir Humpty Dumpty—you know—Afghan frontier—Russian intrigues: very successful man—wife killed by an elephant—quite inconsolable—wants to marry a beautiful American widow—everybody does nowadays—hates Mr. Gladstone—but very much interested in beetles: ask him what he thinks of Schouvaloff.’

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