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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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accorded a great deal of respect, especially because of age, wisdom, or character

20

first and last things often tend to have an adolescent note—unless, possibly, they are directed by some venerable and rigid religion

—p.20 by Vladimir Nabokov
notable
1 year, 1 month ago

first and last things often tend to have an adolescent note—unless, possibly, they are directed by some venerable and rigid religion

—p.20 by Vladimir Nabokov
notable
1 year, 1 month ago

the partially shaded outer region of the shadow cast by an opaque object

23

upon awakening in the early morning I made a tent of my bedclothes and let my imagination play in a thousand dim ways with shadowy snowslides of linen and with the faint light that seemed to penetrate my penumbral covert from some immense distance

—p.23 by Vladimir Nabokov
notable
1 year, 1 month ago

upon awakening in the early morning I made a tent of my bedclothes and let my imagination play in a thousand dim ways with shadowy snowslides of linen and with the faint light that seemed to penetrate my penumbral covert from some immense distance

—p.23 by Vladimir Nabokov
notable
1 year, 1 month ago

(adjective) of or relating to prophecy

33

The fatidic accents that restrained Socrates or egged on Joaneta Darc have degenerated with me to the level of something one happens to hear between lifting and clapping down the receiver of a busy party-line telephone.

—p.33 by Vladimir Nabokov
uncertain
1 year, 1 month ago

The fatidic accents that restrained Socrates or egged on Joaneta Darc have degenerated with me to the level of something one happens to hear between lifting and clapping down the receiver of a busy party-line telephone.

—p.33 by Vladimir Nabokov
uncertain
1 year, 1 month ago

(adjective) of, relating to, or occurring in the period of drowsiness immediately preceding sleep

34

Perhaps nearer to the hypnagogic mirages I am thinking of is the colored spot, the stab of an afterimage, with which the lamp one has just turned off wounds the palpebral night

—p.34 by Vladimir Nabokov
uncertain
1 year, 1 month ago

Perhaps nearer to the hypnagogic mirages I am thinking of is the colored spot, the stab of an afterimage, with which the lamp one has just turned off wounds the palpebral night

—p.34 by Vladimir Nabokov
uncertain
1 year, 1 month ago

(adjective) of, relating to, or located on or near the eyelids

34

Perhaps nearer to the hypnagogic mirages I am thinking of is the colored spot, the stab of an afterimage, with which the lamp one has just turned off wounds the palpebral night

—p.34 by Vladimir Nabokov
unknown
1 year, 1 month ago

Perhaps nearer to the hypnagogic mirages I am thinking of is the colored spot, the stab of an afterimage, with which the lamp one has just turned off wounds the palpebral night

—p.34 by Vladimir Nabokov
unknown
1 year, 1 month ago

(adjective) narrowly triangular with the acute angle toward the base

40

whey sky of a dull spring day, heat lightning taking pictures of a distant line of trees in the night, the palette of maple leaves on brown sand, a small bird’s cuneate footprints on new snow.

this guy knows too many fckin words wtf

—p.40 by Vladimir Nabokov
unknown
1 year, 1 month ago

whey sky of a dull spring day, heat lightning taking pictures of a distant line of trees in the night, the palette of maple leaves on brown sand, a small bird’s cuneate footprints on new snow.

this guy knows too many fckin words wtf

—p.40 by Vladimir Nabokov
unknown
1 year, 1 month ago

(adjective) of, relating to, or constituting a portent / (adjective) eliciting amazement or wonder; prodigious / (adjective) being a grave or serious matter / (adjective) self-consciously solemn or important; pompous / (adjective) ponderously excessive

81

As she came to a particularly dramatic passage, where the hero was about to encounter some strange, perhaps fatal danger, her voice would slow down, her words would be spaced portentously

—p.81 by Vladimir Nabokov
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1 year, 1 month ago

As she came to a particularly dramatic passage, where the hero was about to encounter some strange, perhaps fatal danger, her voice would slow down, her words would be spaced portentously

—p.81 by Vladimir Nabokov
notable
1 year, 1 month ago

(adjective) marked by transparency; pellucid / (adjective) clear and simple in style / (adjective) absolutely serene and untroubled

81

within the limpid facets of which, had I been a better crystal-gazer, I might have seen a room, people, lights, trees in the rain—a whole period of émigré life for which that ring was to pay

—p.81 by Vladimir Nabokov
notable
1 year, 1 month ago

within the limpid facets of which, had I been a better crystal-gazer, I might have seen a room, people, lights, trees in the rain—a whole period of émigré life for which that ring was to pay

—p.81 by Vladimir Nabokov
notable
1 year, 1 month ago

to walk or perform another act while asleep or in a sleeplike condition

83

This slow, somewhat somnambulistic ascension in self-engendered darkness held obvious delights. The keenest of them was not knowing when the last step would come.

—p.83 by Vladimir Nabokov
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1 year, 1 month ago

This slow, somewhat somnambulistic ascension in self-engendered darkness held obvious delights. The keenest of them was not knowing when the last step would come.

—p.83 by Vladimir Nabokov
notable
1 year, 1 month ago

(noun) the washing of one's body or part of it (as in a religious rite) / (noun) the act or action of bathing / (noun) a building housing bathing and toilet facilities on a military base

84

Regular baths were taken in the evening. For morning ablutions, the round, rubber English tubs were used.

—p.84 by Vladimir Nabokov
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1 year, 1 month ago

Regular baths were taken in the evening. For morning ablutions, the round, rubber English tubs were used.

—p.84 by Vladimir Nabokov
notable
1 year, 1 month ago