The Complete Works Of Count Tolstoy (volume 6)

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byLeo Tolstoy

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1904. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... WAR AND PEACE PART THE FOURTH L Ik the beginning of the year 1806 Nikolay Rostov went home on a leave of absence. Denisov, too, was travelling home, to Vordnezh, and Rostov persuaded him to journey with him as far as Moscow and to stop at his house. Two stations before reaching Moscow, Denisov met a friend of his and drank three bottles of wine with him; the result of it was that, in spite of the ruts in the road, he, lying in the body of the post-sleigh, did not wake up, while RostoV became ever more impatient in measure as they approached the city. "How soon will it be? How soon? Oh, these intolerable streets, shops, white-loafs, lamp-posts, cabmen!" thought RostoV, after they had recorded their certificates of leave at the toll-gate and had entered the city. "Denisov, we have arrived! He is asleep!" he said, leaning forward with his whole body, as though hoping to increase the motion of the sleigh by this lurch. Denisov made no reply. "Here is the cross street where cabman Zdkhar has his stand; and here is Zdkhar, and his old horse. Here is the little shop where we used to buy our cookies. How soon will it be? Well?" "In which house ?" asked the driver. "In the large house at the corner. Can't you see it? That is our house," said RostoV, "that is our house! Denisov! Denisov! We shall be there in a minute." Denisov raised his head, cleared his throat, and made no reply. "Dmitri," RostoV addressed the lackey on the box, "there is a light in our house." "Yes, there is. There is a light in your father's cabinet." "Have they not yet retired? Eh? What do you think? Don't forget to take out my Hungarian coat!" RostoV added, fingering his moustache. "Go on!" he cried to the driver. "Do wake up, Vasya," he turned to Denisov, who had again lowered his head. "Move on, g...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1904. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... WAR AND PEACE PART THE FOURTH L Ik the beginning of the year 1806 Nikolay Rostov went home on a leave of absence. Denisov, too, was t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.31 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217381111

ISBN - 13:9780217381116

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