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The Created Legend

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Author: Feodor Sologub
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,766 / 222 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 296
mnybks.net#: 6519

Authorized Translation from the Russian by John Cournos

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y exquisite. Her blue eyes were cheerful--even when her lips did not smile. Their glance was thoughtful and gentle. The bright ruddiness and strong tan of the face seemed strangely alien to it.

While waiting for Elena to finish dressing Elisaveta walked slowly on the sandy bank and looked into the monotonous distances. The fine warm grains of sand gently warmed her bare feet, which had grown cold in the water.

Elena dressed slowly. She enjoyed dressing; everything that she put on seemed an adornment to her. She delighted in the rosy reflections of her skin, in her pretty light dress of a pinkish white material, in her broad sash of pink silk fastened behind with a buckle of mother-of-pearl, in her straw hat trimmed with bright pink ribbons on top and yellow-pink velvet on its underbrim.

At last Elena was dressed. The sisters climbed the sloping bank and went where their curiosity drew them. They loved to take long walks. They had already passed several times the house and grounds of Giorg

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