Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

Oscar Wilde was convicted and thrown in jail on May 25th, 1895 at 42 for having a sexual relationship with another man. Today, Homosexuality is something that for the most part is accepted and even defended by society but at the time it was considered a serious crime. He was accused by his lover’s father and was sent to Pentonville Prison in London for 2 years of hard labor. Wilde ended up contracting meningitis in prison which lead to his death on November 30, 1900 leaving behind a legacy of witty quotes and a great novel.
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