Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0005632, Tue, 19 Dec 2000 11:28:50 -0800

Query: suspect VN quote
EDITOR's NOTE. Suellen S-H is the long-time compiler-editor of the VN-Collations,
surveys of VN-related items in the media, that occasionally appear on NABOKV-L and
are collected on ZEMBLA .

Suellen Stringer-Hye wrote:

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> While Christmas shopping, I came across a decorative pencil box
> with the quotation "Our imaginations fly, we are its shadows on
> earth" attributed to Vladimir Nabokov. I don't recognize it and
> wonder if anyone else does.
> Thanks,
> Suellen
> Suellen Stringer-Hye
> Jean and Alexander Heard Library
> Vanderbilt University
> stringers@library.vanderbilt.edu