Oscar Wilde 1854-1900

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I have nothing to declare except my genius.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Attributed in Oscar Wilde, ch. 6, Richard Ellman (1987). Remark at the New York Customs, Jan. 3, 1882, though there is no contemporary evidence for it.
For an artist to marry his model is as fatal as for a gourmet to marry his cook: the one gets no sittings, and the other gets no dinners.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. repr. In Aristotle at Afternoon Tea: The Rare Oscar Wilde (1991). "London Models," English Illustrated Magazine (London, Jan. 1889).
The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what Fiction means.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Miss Prism, in The Importance of Being Earnest, act 2 (1895). Speaking of her own novel.

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Oscar Wilde was an amazing person. We should all be proud to be different.
what was the tone in this poem that Oscar wiled made?
what is his shortest poem
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