Vladimir Nabokov

Lolita

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maiisiiexxhas quoted3 years ago
All at once we were madly, clumsily, shamelessly, agonizingly in love with each other;
Мария Подрядчиковаhas quoted3 years ago
Our brains were turned the way those of intelligent European preadolescents were in our day and set, and I doubt if much individual genius should be assigned to our interest in the plurality of inhabited worlds, competitive tennis, infinity, solipsism and so on. The softness and fragility of baby animals caused us the same intense pain. She wanted to be a nurse in some famished Asiatic country; I wanted to be a famous spy.
brookestanekhas quoted5 years ago
There is nothing more atrociously cruel than an adored child.
Sanzhar Surshanovhas quoted6 years ago
Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth. Lo.
Lee
. Ta.
jongsukdaehas quoted4 years ago
Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul.
Катя Кузнецоваhas quoted4 years ago
She was Lo, plain Lo, in the morning, standing four feet ten in one sock. She was Lola in slacks. She was Dolly at school. She was Dolores on the dotted line. But in my arms she was always Lolita.
Катя Кузнецоваhas quoted4 years ago
Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth. Lo. Lee. Ta.
secretaura101has quoted4 years ago
All at once we were madly, clumsily, shamelessly, agonizingly in love with each other
secretaura101has quoted4 years ago
Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth. Lo. Lee. Ta.
Mintarė Kliokytėhas quoted4 years ago
She was poetically superstitious.
brookestanekhas quoted5 years ago
And she was mine, she was mine, the key was in my fist, my fist was in my pocket, she was mine.
Petyahas quoted2 days ago
(all thighs and fig leaves), Harold D. Doublename (a misty-eyed left-wing professor at a Midwestern university) and Marcel Proust. All these poor people seemed abo
Варвара Кончаковаhas quoted6 months ago
I am convinced, however, that in a certain magic and fateful way Lolita began with Annabel.
Варвара Кончаковаhas quoted6 months ago
I was on my knees, and on the point of possessing my darling, when two bearded bathers, the old man of the sea and his brother, came out of the sea with exclamations of ribald encouragement, and four months later she died of typhus in Corfu.
b7110798164has quoted7 months ago
But how magically his singing violin can conjure up a tendresse, a compassion for Lolita that makes us entranced with the book while abhorring its author
Liza Dubininahas quoted7 months ago
surely, you all know those redolent remnants of day suspended, with the midges, about some hedge in bloom or suddenly entered and traversed by the rambler, at the bottom of a hill, in the summer dusk; a furry warmth, golden midges.
Ceejeyhas quoted7 months ago
mon cher petit
Luis Trinidadhas quoted8 months ago
Sábado. He dejado la puerta abierta durante varios días, mientras escribía en mi cuarto, pero sólo hoy ha caído en la trampa.
Luis Trinidadhas quoted8 months ago
Noche. Nunca he experimentado tal agonía. Me gustaría describir su cara, sus manos... y no puedo, porque mi propio deseo me ciega cuando está cerca.
Julia Sinelnikovahas quotedlast year
Reverting to his professional state, he drove the Humberts to their residence and all the way Valeria talked, and Humbert the Terrible deliberated with Humbert the Small whether Humbert Humbert should kill her or her lover, or both, or neither.
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