Quotation by Vladimir Nabokov

"If I hit him, he'll hit me too," Anton Petrovich thought in a flash. He pulled off the glove with a final yank and threw it awkwardly at Berg. The glove slapped against the wall and dropped into the washstand pitcher.
"Good shot," said Berg.
Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. "An Affair of Honor," A Russian Beauty and Other Stories (1973).
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