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Allusion in Nabokov's Pnin

It's from a poem of Pushkin's. An English translation is here. The relevant stanza: И где мне смерть пошлет судьбина? В бою ли, в странствии, в волнах? Или соседняя долина Мой примет охладелый прах? ...
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