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De Profundis – an excerpt by Oscar Wilde

All trials are trials for one’s life, just as all sentences are sentences of death; and three times have I been tried. The first time I left the box to be arrested, the second time to be led back to … Continue reading

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The Destroyer of a Soul by Lionel Johnson

To ———— I hate you with a necessary hate. First, I sought patience: passionate was she: My patience turned in very scorn of me, That I should dare forgive a sin so great, As this, through which I sit disconsolate; … Continue reading

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