Oscar Wilde

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Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born in Dublin, the son of an eye-surgeon and a literary hostess and writer (known under the pseudonym "Speranza"). After studying at Trinity College, Dublin, Wilde went to Magdalen College, Oxford, where he achieved a double first and won the Newdigate prize for a poem Ravenna.

While at Oxford he became ...
Popular Poems
1.
Her Voice
THE wild bee reels from bough to bough
With his furry coat and his gauzy wing.
Now in a lily-cup, and now
Setting a jacinth bell a-swing,
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2.
Flower Of Love
Sweet, I blame you not, for mine the fault was, had I not been made of common
clay
I had climbed the higher heights unclimbed yet, seen the fuller air, the
larger day.
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3.
A Vision
Two crowned Kings, and One that stood alone
With no green weight of laurels round his head,
But with sad eyes as one uncomforted,
And wearied with man's never-ceasing moan
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4.
The Ballad Of Reading Gaol
He did not wear his scarlet coat,
For blood and wine are red,
And blood and wine were on his hands
When they found him with the dead,
The poor dead woman whom he loved,
And murdered in her bed.
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5.
Ava Maria Plena Gratia
WAS this His coming! I had hoped to see
A scene of wondrous glory, as was told
Of some great God who in a rain of gold
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Popular Quotes
11 November 2014
The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
11 November 2014
The Americans are certainly hero-worshippers, and always take their heroes from the criminal classes.
11 November 2014
Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
11 November 2014
The liar at any rate recognizes that recreation, not instruction, is the aim of conversation, and is a far more civilised being than the blockhead who loudly expresses his disbelief in a story which is told simply for the amusement of the company.
11 November 2014
You should study the Peerage, Gerald. It is the one book a young man about town should know thoroughly, and it is the best thing in fiction the English have ever done.

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Michael Walker 27 July 2019
He suffered a lot in jail, merely because of his sexual orientation. Today that is not a crime. I think the Wilde wrote carefully-structured stanzas, which are musical and memorable.
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Rudia 08 August 2018
Oscar Wilde was an amazing person. We should all be proud to be different.
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f2 kicks 16 May 2018
what was the tone in this poem that Oscar wiled made?
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Dominic indelicato 16 April 2018
what is his shortest poem
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Eric Williams 16 December 2017
He may be the most relateable best
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Heunabe Nwh 03 December 2017
this poem is very interesting love you oscar
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dxnwi 17 November 2017
He was a great poet.
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Valentin Savin 04 October 2017
I like the above quatations by Oscar Wilde. And try to translate some into Russian.
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Peng Lv 30 April 2017
An excellent poet.
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Sandeep Dongre 03 March 2017
You are the one who could play with words. Master of English language.
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