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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • "Let me get you some orchids, Duchess," cried Dorian, starting to his feet, and walking down the conservatory.
  • They had reached the great flight of steps that led from the conservatory on to the terrace.

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  • CHAPTER XVII A week later Dorian Gray was sitting in the conservatory at Selby Royal talking to the pretty Duchess of Monmouth, who with her husband, a jaded-looking man of sixty, was amongst his guests.
  • "Women are not always allowed a choice," he answered, but hardly had he finished the sentence before from the far end of the conservatory came a stifled groan, followed by the dull sound of a heavy fall.
  • There was a wild recklessness of gaiety in his manner as he sat at table, but now and then a thrill of terror ran through him when he remembered that, pressed against the window of the conservatory, like a white handkerchief, he had seen the face of James Vane watching him.

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as in: music conservatory Define
a school specializing in one of the fine arts -- especially music, dance, or drama
as in: plants in the conservatory Define
a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
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