Wilde Quotation

Sam Clements SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Wed Feb 2 06:06:14 UTC 2005


I checked Proquest using ["my genius"/declare] and ["nothing to
declare"/genius] and found nothing before 1922 that was about Wilde.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred Shapiro" <fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU>
Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2005 5:09 PM
Subject: Wilde Quotation

> I am again in a place without access to ProQuest Historical Newspapers.
> Is anyone willing to search PQHN to see whether there are any pre-1916
> occurrences of Oscar Wilde's quotation, "I have nothing to declare except
> my genius"?
> Fred Shapiro
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