Quotation by Vladimir Nabokov

Leonid Ivanovich Shigaev is dead.... The suspension dots, customary in Russian obituaries, must represent the footprints of words that have departed on tiptoe, in reverent single file, leaving their tracks on the marble....
Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. "In Memory of L.I. Shigaev," Tyrants Destroyed (1975).
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