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A Nobleman's Nest

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Published: 1858
Language: English
Wordcount: 66,681 / 201 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48.3
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 957
Added to site: 2008.06.13
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ítrievna kept repeating.

"Pat him, Lyénotchka,"--returned the rider,--"I will not permit him to be wilful."

Again the little girl stretched forth her hand, and timidly touched the quivering nostrils of Orlando, who trembled incessantly and strained at the bit.

"Bravo!"--exclaimed Márya Dmítrievna,--"and now, dismount, and come in."

The horseman turned his steed round adroitly, gave him the spurs, and after dashing along the street at a brisk gallop, rode into the yard. A minute later, he ran in through the door of the anteroom into the drawing-room, flourishing his whip; at the same moment, on the threshold of another door, a tall, graceful, black-haired girl of nineteen--Márya Dmítrievna's eldest daughter, Liza--made her appearance.


IV

The young man, with whom we have just made the reader acquainted, was named Vladímir Nikoláitch Pánshin. He served in Petersburg, as an official for special commission

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