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All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their own peril. Those who read the symbol do so at their own peril.
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Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, the preface

Irish dramatist, novelist, & poet (1854 - 1900)

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