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Thread #101866   Message #2073618
Posted By: WFDU - Ron Olesko
11-Jun-07 - 09:57 AM
Thread Name: master tapes [re:Phoebus/Bulmer !!!?]
Subject: RE: master tapes [re:Phoebus/Bulmer !!!?]
"He got two years hard labour in Reading Gaol then died in poverty, exiled in France aged 46.
Do punishments always fit crimes? "

In retrospect, no. Burning witches seems sort of harsh looking back on it too.

Still, Wilde did get paid for his plays and novels at the time they were written - and they outlived old Oscar.