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The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray

  

by Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray Mortality Quotes

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Quote #10

"I have no terror of death. It is the coming of death that terrifies me. Its monstrous wings seem to wheel in the leaden air around me. Good heavens! don't you see a man moving behind the trees there, watching me, waiting for me?" (18.15)

The moment of Dorian's death turns out to be what frightens him most – why might this be? Could it possibly be the fear of judgment?

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