Speaking of food, novelists and philosophers occasionally do just that.

by Vladimir Nabokov (1954)

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"She wore that day a pretty print dress that I had seen on her once before, ample in the skirt,tight in the bodice, short-sleeved, pink checkered with darker pink, and, to complete the color scheme, she had painted her lips and was holding in her hollowed hands a beautiful, banal, Eden-red apple."

We all know that apples that are "Eden red" can only lead to trouble.


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