My Lolita remarked “You know what’s so dreadful…

My Lolita remarked: “You know, what’s so dreadful about dying is that you are completely on your own”; and it struck me…that I simply did not know a thing about my darling’s mind and that quite possibly, behind the awful juvenile cliches, there was in her a garden and a twilight, and a palace gate – dim and adorable regions which happened to be lucidly and absolutely forbidden to me.

Vladimir Nabokov

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