Quotation by Vladimir Nabokov

Then he rang the bell and ordered a ham sandwich. When the maid placed the plate on the table, he deliberately looked away but as soon as the door had shut, he grabbed the sandwich with both hands, immediately soiled his fingers and chin with the hanging margin of fat and, grunting greedily, began to much.
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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