Dimitri Roudine, Tr. from the Fr. and Germ. Versions

Dimitri Roudine, Tr. from the Fr. and Germ. Versions

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ..."Yes, of you; I repeat it; I do not wish to deceive you..... Now you know of what feeling, of what new feeling 1 was speaking Before to-day I have never ventured..".. Natalie quickly covered her face with her hands and ran towards the house. She was so agitated at the unexpected issue of her conversation that she did not notice Volinzoff, past whom she had run. He stood motionless, with his back against a tree. A quarter of an hour before, he had arrived at Daria's, had met her in the parlor, said a word or two, and then he had gone out to find Natalie. Guided by the instinct peculiar to lovers, he had gone straight to the garden, where he came upon Roudine and Natalie at the very moment that she withdrew her hand from his. All grew dark before his eyes. Gazing after Natalie he left the tree, and advanced a few steps, without knowing whither he was going. Roudine saw him, and went up to him. They looked at one another steadily, bowed, and separated in silence. "This is not the end," they both thought. Volinzoff walked on to the end of the garden. A feeling of stolid despair had taken possession of him. A heavy load lay on his heart, and then suddenly a hot wrath made the blood boil in his veins. The rain began to fall again. Roudine had gone to his room. Neither was he calm; his thoughts were all in a whirl. What man would not be perturbed at the unexpected, confiding surrender of a pure, noble soul? At table nothing went smoothly. Natalie was very pale; she could hardly sit up, and she did not raise her eyes. Volinzoff sat by her side, as usual, and forced himself to ipeak to her every now and then. It happened that Pigasoff was present, and he talked more than all the rest. He undertook to prove, among other things, that it...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236640209
  • 9781236640208