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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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martyr
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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  • Dorian stepped up on the dais, with the air of a young Greek martyr, and made a little moue of discontent to Lord Henry, to whom he had rather taken a fancy.
  • Her death has all the pathetic uselessness of martyrdom, all its wasted beauty.
  • There is something of the martyr about her.
  • The orphreys were woven in a diaper of red and gold silk, and were starred with medallions of many saints and martyrs, among whom was St. Sebastian.

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