Is the poem recited in Orache one of Nabokov's, or from somewhere else - I can't seem to find it anywhere else.


"( ... along a narrow margin overgrown

with clover ... or ache ...)"


"... with clover and with clinging orache"


Apollon Maykov’s poem Niva (“The Cornfield,” 1856) begins as follows:


По ниве прохожу я узкою межой,
Поросшей кашкою и цепкой лебедой.


I walk along a cornfield’s narrow margin

Overgrown with clover and with clinging orach.


Alexey Sklyarenko

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