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System Number: 07054
Date: [February 1882][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Oscar Wilde[2]
Place: [U. S. A.]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W1043
Document Type: ALS[3]

My dear Oscar -

That you should be considered seriously was inevitable -

that you should take yourself seriously is unpardonable -

[butterfly signature]

[p. 2] 'Letters[4]
Oscar Wilde
- Jimmie -'

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1.  [February 1882]
This is a reply to Wilde's letter, #07053.

2.  Oscar Wilde
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wilde (1854-1900), writer, critic and playwright [more].

3.  ALS
See Wilde's preceding letter, #07053, reproduced in Holland, Merlin and Rupert Hart-Davis, eds, The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde, London, 2000, p. 139.

4.  Letters
Remainder of the text written in another hand.