In the book version of:
The Picture Of Dorian Gray, Ch. 3
Ward, Lock & Co., 1891
In the story the comment is made by Lord Henry Wotton to his uncle George (Lord Fermor) referring to the possible fiancée of a friend, Dartmoor.
In the earlier magazine version in:
Lippincott's Monthly Magazine Vol. XLVI, No. 271, July [June 20] 1890, pp. 3-100
The quotation does not appear here as originally published in thirteen chapters.
Bibliography of Oscar Wilde
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