Oscar Wilde quote about America from A Woman of No Importance - They say . . . that when good Americans die they go to Paris.
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They say . . . that when good Americans die they go to Paris.
 Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance (1893). copy citation

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Author Oscar Wilde
Source A Woman of No Importance
Topic America France Paris
Date 1893
Language English
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Weblink https://www.gutenberg.org/files/854/854-h/854-h.htm

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“. . . Well, from whatever source her large fortune came, I have a great esteem for Miss Worsley. She dresses exceedingly well. All Americans do dress well. They get their clothes in Paris.
Mrs. Allonby. They say, Lady Hunstanton, that when good Americans die they go to Paris.
Lady Hunstanton. Indeed? And when bad Americans die, where do they go to?
Lord Illingworth. Oh, they go to America.
Kelvil. I am afraid you don't appreciate America, Lord Illingworth.” source

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