The bright dawn flooded the room, and swept the fantastic shadows into dusky corners, where they lay shuddering.
("The Picture of Dorian Gray")
More Quotes from Oscar Wilde:Youth There is nothing like youth. The middle-aged are mortgaged to Life. The old are in Life's lumber-room. But youth is the Lord of Life. Youth has a kingdom waiting for it. Every one is born a king, and most people die in exile.
When I think of all the harm the Bible has done, I despair of ever writing anything to equal it
Those whom the gods love grow young.
The Governor was strong upon The Regulations Act The Doctor said that Death was but A scientific fact And twice a day the Chaplain called, And left a little tract.
Some temptations are so great it takes great courage to yield to them.
If God really wanted to punish, he'd answer all our prayers.
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