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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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spectacle
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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  • We watch ourselves, and the mere wonder of the spectacle enthralls us.
  • …and who received Leonora of Aragon in a pavilion of white and crimson silk, filled with nymphs and centaurs, and gilded a boy that he might serve her at the feast as Ganymede or Hylas; Ezzelin, whose melancholy could be cured only by the spectacle of death, and who had a passion for red blood, as other men have for red wine,—the son of the Fiend, as was reported, and one who had cheated his father at dice when gambling with him for his own soul; Giambattista Cibo, who in mockery took…

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