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  • "in the mind's eye" 'hurdy verde'

    June 5, 2009

  • A dreadful building of gray stone and brown wood, it sported cherry-red shutters (not all of them shut) which by some mnemoptical trick he remembered as apple green.
    --Vladimir Nabokov, 1972, Transparent Things, p. 3

    May 30, 2009