Who is Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of the most popular playwrights in London in the early 1890s. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, and the circumstances of his criminal conviction for gross indecency for consensual homosexual acts in "one of the first celebrity trials", imprisonment, and early death from meningitis at age 46.

Wilde's parents were Anglo-Irish intellectuals in Dublin. A young Wilde learned to speak fluent French and German. At univers...
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  • Réveillon Du Nouvel An
    Le ciel est couvert clignotant rouge,
    Les brumes et les ombres qui circulent fuient,
    L'aube se lève de la mer
    Comme une dame blanche dans son lit. ...
  • Silvesternacht
    Der Himmel ist rot blinkend bedeckt,
    Die Nebel und zirkulierenden Schatten fliehen,
    Die Morgendämmerung steigt aus dem Meer,
    Wie eine weiße Dame in ihrem Bett. ...
  • La Nochebuena
    EL cielo está cubierto de rojo intermitente,
    Las nieblas y sombras circulantes huyen,
    El amanecer se levanta del mar,
    Como una dama blanca de su cama. ...
  • Pan
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    O goat-foot God of Arcady!
    This modern world is grey and old, ...
  • The Master
    Now when the darkness came over the earth Joseph of Arimathea,
    having lighted a torch of pinewood, passed down from the hill into
    the valley. For he had business in his own home.
    ...
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Love 60 I Love You 60 Gold 57 White 57 Sea 55 God 48 Red 45 Hair 40 Life 39 Heart 38


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Shepdf: haven’t seen an oscar wilde one yet. my wife and i just happened into a restaurant near our hotel on the recommendation of the concierge. this was our water bottle. nice place, nothing too fancy, but a good dinner.
Leticiaratliff8: “i am so clever that sometimes i don’t understand a single word of what i am saying.” – oscar wilde
Mwmts: "life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not." -oscar wilde
Googoo2345844: 16. "life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not." -oscar wilde
Hamodsmartff715: 16. "life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not." -oscar wilde
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The Well upon the Brook
Were foolish to depend-
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