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Lolita

Lolita

by Vladimir Nabokov

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Quote #10

"Quilty," I said, "do you recall a little girl called Dolores Haze, Dolly Haze? Dolly called Dolores, Colo.?" (2.35.2)

Even in the culmination moment of confrontation with Quilty, Humbert engages in word play with Lolita's name.

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