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What are some books that can hold its own among the classics, not because of its transcendental value, but solely for the beauty of its prose?

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Anything what Wilde has written.

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Gibbon's Decline and Fall, Boswell's Life, Carlyle's French Revolution (perhaps arguable, but the book's so freakishly entertaining!) to name three.

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