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(About Man, Mind, Passion, Thought & Thinking)

To him, man was a being with myriad lives and myriad sensations, a complex multiform creature that bore within itself strange legacies of thought and passion, and whose very flesh was tainted with the monstrous maladies of the dead.

("The Picture of Dorian Gray")


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