The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde

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Post by Jackoliver »

I agree with you. its great

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Post by C0ldf1re »

knightss wrote:...
‘You have rightly chosen,’ said God, ‘for in my garden of Paradise this little bird shall sing for evermore, and in my city of gold the Happy Prince shall praise me.’
Perhaps Wilde was doing a satirical take-off of some other work popular at the time. It's the reason I can imagine for Wilde to write such schmaltz.
8) The hedgehogs have eaten the breakfast. The rose has wilted. And I've put my trousers on. 8) -------------------- (See Post #1501)

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Post by Carusmm »

Kinky Friedman's The Christmas Pig: A Fable ends similarly. Kinky proves a master storyteller, alike to Oscar, with his soulful little book.

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Post by Zekes »

I don't think I've ever read anything by Wilde that I didn't like. His prose and characterization are brilliant, and it doesn't matter if he's writing for children, or for adults, his writing style adapts to the audience.

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Post by Pecorino »

One of my favorite bedtime stories :D The story really did move me as a child :'3

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Post by Whitemore55 »

Wow excellent work. Really good. I am a fan of these author. :D

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Post by Hs122333 »

thanks for sharing wonderful story......thanks

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Post by Georgemicheal »

awesome.. superb.
it definitely touched my soul.

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Post by Elizabeth1968 »

I love this story because when I was little taught me what it was sadness...

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Post by Nhocngamy »

ok i think so

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Post by utopiadream »

this is good read, I feel very sad that Oscar Wilde could not get the fame that he deserved, unfortunately because of being homosexual he was discriminated against by the people in his times.

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Post by anisha_astrologer »

oscar wilde was a great author who had the capability to show trivial of human emotions in such beautiful words that his stories can touch our hearts even after a century.

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Post by Fran »

Anyone read The Nightingale and the Rose ... absolutely beautiful, touching short story & my favourite Oscar story

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Post by Trcapro »

Truly a moving story. it takes a lot to make me shed a tear and I can tell you I shed more than a few on this one.
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Post by paketwisatajogja75 »

This is a nice wrote.. thanks man..

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