The Novels and Stories of Ivan Turgenieff; Fathers and Children Volume 6
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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... of youthful timidity, not the sweet terror of the first confession, which had taken possession of him; it was passion throbbing in him, strong and heavy--passion resembling wrath, and, perhaps, allied to it Madame Odintzoff was terrified at him, and sorry for him. "Evgeny Vasilitch,"--she said, and involuntary tenderness resounded in her voice. He wheeled hastily round, flung a devouring glance at her, --and seizing both her hands, suddenly drew her to his breast. She did not immediately free herself from his embrace; but a moment later she was standing far away in a corner and gazing thence at Bazaroff. He rushed toward her.... "You have not understood me aright,"--she whispered in swift alarm. It seemed to her that if he took another step she should shriek.--Bazaroff bit his lip and left the room. Half an hour later a maid handed Anna Sergyeevna a note from Bazaroff; it consisted of only a single line: "Am I to go away to-day--or may I stay until to-morrow?"--" Why go away? I did not understand you--you did not understand me,"--Anna Sergyeevna replied to him, and thought to herself, " And I did not understand myself either." She did not show herself until dinner, and kept pacing back and forth in her room with her hands crossed behind her, halting from time to time, now in front of the window, then in front of the mirror, and slowly passing her handkerchief over her neck, on which she still seemed to feel a burning spot. She asked herself what had made her "try to get," to use Bazaroff's expression, his frankness, and whether she had not suspected anything...." I am to blame,"--she said aloud, "but I could not foresee this." She fell into thought, and blushed, as...
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