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    The sentance

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    "Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault" (Oscar Wilde)

    Are "corrupt" and "charming" adjectives in the sentence?

    without being charming = would not be charming?

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    Re: The sentance

    Quote Originally Posted by greegorush View Post
    Hello!

    "Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault" (Oscar Wilde)

    Are "corrupt" and "charming" adjectives in the sentence?

    without being charming = would not be charming?

    Thank you in advance!
    Yes, both are adjectives. "...corrupt without being charming" means they are corrupt and don't have the saving grace of being charming, it's a witticism.

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