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Cruel to be Kind #1000Speak

You’re so kind.

My friend’s honeyed words flowed from her lips like a caramel ribbon and wrapped themselves around my ego. “Yeah,” I thought, “Maybe I AM kind. 824 more words

Adventures In Imperfection

Beach Reads - My Top Picks

Happy July everyone! We’re well into summer now and that means one of my favorite things: beach trips! I love to read and always take a book with me to the beach. 829 more words

Lifestyle

The Picture of Dorian Gray | Book

There is a stark reminder for us all when reading about Dorian Gray: we humans are mortal.

For the filthy rich who has nothing but money to spend, it is easy to pursue the notion of immortality. 400 more words

The Conversation

“I believe in the race,” she cried
“It represents the survival of the pushing.”
“It has development.”
“Decay fascinates me more.”
“What of art?” she asked. 59 more words

Quotes

I think I have settled down too early

I miss the days when I have stumbled upon books from various kinds of authors with different backgrounds that transverse time and spaces. The day when I open the first page of ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ is the moment when I launch a literature adventure. 496 more words

Literature

Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray,1890

Chapter XX

As he thought of Hetty Merton, he began to wonder if the portrait in the locked room had changed. Surely it was not still so horrible as it had been? 1,058 more words

19th Century

Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray,1890

Chapter 1

The studio was filled with the rich odour of roses, and when the light summer wind stirred amidst the trees of the garden, there came through the open door the heavy scent of the lilac, or the more delicate perfume of the pink-flowering thorn. 2,672 more words

19th Century