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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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tawdry
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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  • It was a tawdry affair, all Cupids and cornucopias, like a third-rate wedding-cake.
  • They talked to each other across the theatre, and shared their oranges with the tawdry painted girls who sat by them.
  • But you must think of that lonely death in the tawdry dressing-room simply as a strange lurid fragment from some Jacobean tragedy, as a wonderful scene from Webster, or Ford, or Cyril Tourneur.

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