NABOKV-L post 0015805, Mon, 10 Dec 2007 11:42:06 -0500

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QUERY: "Splendid Surprise" and lepidoptera?
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In SM, Nabokov refers to a metamorphosis that yields a Splendid Surprise...
is there an actual butterfly that is known as a Splendid Surprise, even
colloquially?

Many thanks
Maureen Johnston

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