Questions tagged [the-picture-of-dorian-gray]

"The Picture of Dorian Gray", an 1890 novel by Oscar Wilde. Use with the [oscar-wilde] tag.

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Can someone explain what “corrupt without being charming” means?

From Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray (emphasis added): those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is fault. Those who find beautiful meanings ...