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Oscar Wilde
used in Of Human Bondage

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Irish writer known for his barbed wit as demonstrated in his play, The Importance of Being Earnest (1854-1900)
  • He knew Pater and Oscar Wilde, and he knows Mallarme and all those fellows.
    41-42 — Chapters 41-42 (70% in)
  • Charles Lamb, with his infinite tact, attempting to, might have drawn charming pictures of the life of his day; Lord Byron in a stanza of Don Juan, aiming at the impossible, might have achieved the sublime; Oscar Wilde, heaping jewels of Ispahan upon brocades of Byzantium, might have created a troubling beauty.
    67-68 — Chapters 67-68 (33% in)
  • Philip got himself something to eat in a restaurant near Charing Cross; he had made up his mind to go to a play, and afterwards he fought his way into the pit of a theatre at which one of Oscar Wilde's pieces was being performed.
    77-78 — Chapters 77-78 (27% in)

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