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Revealing beauty

22nd November 2014

“No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.”

- Oscar Wilde


Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray – by Oscar Wilde

Synopsis: Enthralled by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray exchanges his soul for eternal youth and beauty. Influenced by his friend Lord Henry Wotton, he is drawn into a corrupt double life; indulging his desires in secret while remaining a gentleman in the eyes of polite society. 323 more words

Book Reviews

hard and fast rules

“I think life too complex a thing to be settled by these hard and fast rules.”

— Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere’s Fan


little kangaroos flying about

“Do you know, Mr. Hopper, dear Agatha and I are so much interested in Australia.  It must be so pretty with all the dear little kangaroos flying about.  35 more words


What is wrong?

“Wrong?  What is wrong?  It’s wrong for a man to abandon his wife for a shameless woman.  It is wrong for a wife to remain with a man who so dishonours her.  23 more words


I never commit any

“Experience, the name men give to their mistakes. I never commit any.”

— Oscar Wilde, Vera


poison my breast

“Methinks that if I was a mother and bore a man-child I would poison my breast to him, lest he might grow to a traitor or to a king.”

— Oscar Wilde, Vera