Where Love Is There God Is Also
Avdyeitch looked up at her from the window, and saw it was a stranger, a woman poorly clad, and with a child; she was standing by the wall with her back to the wind, trying to wrap up the child, and she had nothing to wrap it up in. The woman was dressed in shabby summer clothes; and from behind the frame, Avdyeitch could hear the child crying, and the woman trying to pacify it; but she was not able to pacify it.
Avdyeitch got up, went to the door, ascended the steps, and cried:--
"My good woman. Hey! my good woman!"(9)
(9) Umnitsa aumnitsa! literally, clever one.
The woman heard him and turned around.
"Why are you standing in the