NABOKV-L post 0023417, Sun, 21 Oct 2012 23:36:52 +0300

twice as interesting
she [Armande] was fond of making herself interesting (TT, 17)

Ignat Lebyadkin's poem:

Краса красот сломала член
и интересней вдвое стала

With broken limb my beauteous queen
is twice as interesting as before (The Possessed, Part Two, Chapter Two: Night (continued), II)

Alexey Sklyarenko

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