There he stood, in the camouflage of sun and shade, disfigured by them and masked by his own nakedness.
More Quotes from Vladimir Nabokov:No writer in a free country should be expected to bother about the exact demarcation between the sensuous and the sensual; this is preposterous; I can only admire but cannot emulate the accuracy of judgment of those who pose the fair young mammals photographed in magazines where the general neckline is just low enough to provoke a past master's chuckle and just high enough not to make a postmaster frown.
Like so many ageing college people, Pnin had long ceased to notice the existence of students on the campus.
By God, I could make myself bring her that economically halved grapefruit, that sugarless breakfast.
Feeling a bit nervous, as most people do at the prospect of seeing a doctor, I thought I would buy on my way to him something soothing to prevent an accelerated pulse from misleading credulous science.
Solitude is the playfield of Satan.
Poetry involves the mysteries of the irrational perceived through rational words.
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