Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #10

"We are men of the world, in everything—sex, free verse, marksmanship. If you bear me a grudge, I am ready to make unusual amends […] but really, my dear Mr. Humbert, you were not an ideal stepfather." (2.35.77)

Even though Quilty is a pervert, he does have a good point. Quilty is perhaps more honest about his flaws.

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