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PostPosted: Sat Jan 03, 2009 10:59 am 
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in Oscar Wilde's quote
"The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself."

an "of " is missing in the second statement. it should be "The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself."


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:04 pm 
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That's a good catch.
The quotation should actually read thusly:
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My father told me to go to bed an hour ago. I don't see why I shouldn't give you the same advice. I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.
~ Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband, Lord Goring speaking in Act One


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