In chapter 30, Humbert once again addresses his readers directly. This time, however, he does not address the “jury” that stands in judgment over him. Rather, he addresses the shady men who feel the same illicit desires he feels. Even now that he is in prison, far away from Lolita, he sees such men as rivals for her affections:
I have to tread carefully…It would never do, would it, to have you fellows fall madly in love with Lolita!
He does not provide any precise physical descriptions of the morning’s sexual activities. He simply waxes...
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