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The Surprise of Candour – “The Picture of Dorian Gray” – Oscar Wilde

May 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Culture, Humour, Quotes

I have promised to dine at White’s, but it is only with an old friend, so I can send him a wire to say that I am ill, or that I am prevented from coming in consequence of a subsequent engagement. I think that would be a rather nice excuse: it would have all the surprise of candour.

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