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But that mimosa grove--the haze of stars, the tingle, the flame, the honeydew, and the ache remained with me, and that little girl with her seaside limbs and ardent tongue haunted me ever since--until at last, twenty-four years later, I broke her spell by incarnating her in another.

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Source Notes: Lolita (part 1, chapter 5) (1958). The narrator Humbert Humbert describes his first trysting place, in his adolescence, with his first love.

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