Suddenly a dog bayed in the wood, and the dancers stopped, and going up two by two, knelt down, and kissed the man's hands. As they did so, a little smile touched his proud lips, as a bird's wing touches the water and makes it laugh. But there was disdain in it.
I adore simple pleasures, said Lord Henry. They are the last refuge of the complex. But I don't like scenes, except on the stage.
I made your sorrow mine also, that you might have help in bearing it.
And the mind of the thoroughly well-informed man is a dreadful thing.
It was only in the theatre that I lived.
The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world.