NABOKV-L post 0003353, Sun, 6 Sep 1998 19:29:12 -0700

Re: Sentimentality; broken glass (fwd)
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Date: Sun, 06 Sep 1998 20:25:59 -0400
From: John Rea <>
To: Vladimir Nabokov Forum <NABOKV-L@UCSBVM.UCSB.EDU>
Subject: Re: Sentimentality; broken glass (fwd)

Galya Diment wrote:
> If I were writing a paper, I would be tempted at this point to add a
> footnote: "For a much more heavy-handed use of the "bowl-hope-love"
> motif, see _The Golden Bowl_ by Henry James." :)
a propos of not much, except the random associations that cross the mind

Ah, broken is the golden bowl,
The spirit flown forever.
Let the bell toll: a saintly soul
Floats on the Stygian river.