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renaissance
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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  • The Renaissance knew of strange manners of poisoning,—poisoning by a helmet and a lighted torch, by an embroidered glove and a jewelled fan, by a gilded pomander and by an amber chain.

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(with a lowercase "r") Define
a revival of learning and culture -- especially in the arts
(with an uppercase "R") Define
the period of European history known for a revival of intellectual and artistic achievement (14th through mid-17th centuries)
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