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used in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version

27 uses
  • He was quite conscious that this would tell them nothing.
    Chapter 9 (72% in)
  • Well, after I had been in the room about ten minutes, talking to huge overdressed dowagers and tedious Academicians, I suddenly became conscious that some one was looking at me.
    Chapter 1 (38% in)
  • Unconsciously he defines for me the lines of a fresh school, a school that is to have in itself all the passion of the romantic spirit, all the perfection of the spirit that is Greek.
    Chapter 1 (73% in)
  • And Lord Henry struck a light on a dainty silver case, and began to smoke a cigarette with a self-conscious and self-satisfied air, as if he had summed up life in a phrase.
    Chapter 1 (90% in)
  • "Just turn your head a little more to the right, Dorian, like a good boy," said Hallward, deep in his work, and conscious only that a look had come into the lad's face that he had never seen there before.
    Chapter 2 (20% in)
  • He was dimly conscious that entirely fresh impulses were at work within him, and they seemed to him to have come really from himself.
    Chapter 2 (27% in)
  • He was unconscious of the silence.
    Chapter 2 (32% in)
  • The moment I met you I saw that you were quite unconscious of what you really are, what you really might be.
    Chapter 2 (52% in)
  • He stood there motionless, and in wonder, dimly conscious that Hallward was speaking to him, but not catching the meaning of his words.
    Chapter 2 (67% in)
  • Her eyes opened wide in exquisite wonder when I told her what I thought of her performance, and she seemed quite unconscious of her power.
    Chapter 3 (59% in)
  • I want a breath of our passion to stir their dust into consciousness, to wake their ashes into pain.
    Chapter 3 (67% in)
  • He was conscious—and the thought brought a gleam of pleasure into his brown agate eyes—that it was through certain words of his, musical words said with musical utterance, that Dorian Gray's soul had turned to this white girl and bowed in worship before her.
    Chapter 3 (85% in)
  • The pulse and passion of youth were in him, but he was becoming self-conscious.
    Chapter 3 (88% in)
  • Our weakest motives were those of whose nature we were conscious.
    Chapter 3 (97% in)
  • Tonight, for the first time, I became conscious that the Romeo was hideous, and old, and painted, that the moonlight in the orchard was false, that the scenery was vulgar, and that the words I had to speak were unreal, were not my words, not what I wanted to say.
    Chapter 5 (49% in)
  • He had uttered a mad wish that he himself might remain young, and the portrait grow old; that his own beauty might be untarnished, and the face on the canvas bear the burden of his passions and his sins; that the painted image might be seared with the lines of suffering and thought, and that he might keep all the delicate bloom and loveliness of his then just conscious boyhood.
    Chapter 5 (84% in)
  • It had made him conscious how unjust, how cruel, he had been to Sibyl Vane.
    Chapter 6 (19% in)
  • "It is an interesting question," said Lord Henry, who found an exquisite pleasure in playing on the lad's unconscious egotism,—"an extremely interesting question.
    Chapter 6 (55% in)
  • It was conscious of the events of life as they occurred.
    Chapter 6 (84% in)
  • Nay, without thought or conscious desire, might not things external to ourselves vibrate in unison with our moods and passions, atom calling to atom, in secret love or strange affinity?
    Chapter 6 (95% in)
  • The mere cadence of the sentences, the subtle monotony of their music, so full as it was of complex refrains and movements elaborately repeated, produced in the mind of the lad, as he passed from chapter to chapter, a form of revery, a malady of dreaming, that made him unconscious of the falling day and the creeping shadows.
    Chapter 8 (94% in)
  • The worship of the senses has often, and with much justice, been decried, men feeling a natural instinct of terror about passions and sensations that seem stronger than ourselves, and that we are conscious of sharing with the less highly organized forms of existence.
    Chapter 9 (17% in)
  • ...stereotyped habits, or a wild longing, it may be, that our eyelids might open some morning upon a world that had been re-fashioned anew for our pleasure in the darkness, a world in which things would have fresh shapes and colors, and be changed, or have other secrets, a world in which the past would have little or no place, or survive, at any rate, in no conscious form of obligation or regret, the remembrance even of joy having its bitterness, and the memories of pleasure their pain.
    Chapter 9 (26% in)
  • He felt keenly conscious of how barren all intellectual speculation is when separated from action and experiment.
    Chapter 9 (33% in)
  • Yet one had ancestors in literature, as well as in one's own race, nearer perhaps in type and temperament, many of them, and certainly with an influence of which one was more absolutely conscious.
    Chapter 9 (89% in)
  • In fact, it was music that had first brought him and Dorian Gray together,—music and that indefinable attraction that Dorian seemed to be able to exercise whenever he wished, and indeed exercised often without being conscious of it.
    Chapter 12 (33% in)
  • He turned and hurried out, just conscious that the dead man had been thrust back into the chair and was sitting up in it, with Campbell gazing into the glistening yellow face.
    Chapter 12 (97% in)

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