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Shakespeare -- as in: William Shakespeare
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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  • I must admit I was rather annoyed at the idea of seeing Shakespeare done in such a wretched hole of a place.
  • He was a most offensive brute, though he had an extraordinary passion for Shakespeare.
  • Dorian Gray falls in love with a beautiful girl who acts Shakespeare, and proposes to marry her.
  • I have been right, Basil, haven’t I, to take my love out of poetry, and to find my wife in Shakespeare’s plays?
  • Lips that Shakespeare taught to speak have whispered their secret in my ear.
  • At least he declared he did, and insisted on shaking him by the hand, and assured him that he was proud to meet a man who had discovered a real genius and gone bankrupt over Shakespeare.
  • It was such love as Michael Angelo had known, and Montaigne, and Winckelmann, and Shakespeare himself.
  • To you at least she was always a dream, a phantom that flitted through Shakespeare’s plays and left them lovelier for its presence, a reed through which Shakespeare’s music sounded richer and more full of joy.
  • To you at least she was always a dream, a phantom that flitted through Shakespeare’s plays and left them lovelier for its presence, a reed through which Shakespeare’s music sounded richer and more full of joy.

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