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Oscar Wilde

The world is changed because you are made of ivory and gold. The curves of your lips rewrite history. ― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray.  (Modern Library; Modern Library edition June 1, 1998)  Originally published June 20th 1890.

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