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A Clump Of Lilacs

Auhtor: Alexander Kuprin

Language: english

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classic
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Review by O. Brown, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Clump Of Lilacs':

... She followed him in silence. Almazof stood still for a moment when he reached the study, and stared gloomily into one corner, then he dashed ...
... to God and to his wife what fearful labour they had cost him.... To begin with, his very entrance into the academy had seemed impossible at first. ...
... him... she met every drawback with a bright, almost gay, front. She denied herself everything so that her husband might have all the little ...
... talk it over together. Almazof turned to his wife and began to speak irritably and passionately, as one generally does speak when telling ...
... to stare into the corner with an injured expression. What spot was it, Kolya? asked his wife once more. Oh, an ordinary ...
... made up my mind to put a clump of trees in that place.... It was very successful, and no one could guess there had been a blot..Well, to-day I took ...
... see. I'll prove to you that you've either done your work carelessly, or that you've copied it from a three versts to the inch map....' ...
... this district for twenty years he knows it better than his own bedroom. He's the most fearful pedant in the world, and a German besides.... Well, ...
... Nikolai Yevgrafovitch wrinkled up his face as if he were suffering some intolerable pain. Oh, don't talk nonsense, ...
... Nikolai Yevgrafovitch, his eyes staring. Yes, put some there. If you didn't speak the truth, then you must make it true. Come along, get ...
... Let us go, she said at last, resolutely. But where? Almazof tried again to protest. It's beginning to get dark already, ...
... closed his eyes with the air of a man who is frankly bored. It's all the same to us, madam, said he, putting the next article into the scales. ...
... insistent demands: I'm very sorry. But I can't send my workmen so far at night. If it will do to-morrow morning, I'm quite at your service. ...
... plan to plant some bushes on the place, he became more attentive and smiled sympa-thetically several times. Oh, well, it's not much to ...
... off she knew, by a slight spring in his walk, that everything had gone well.... True, Almazof was covered in dust, and he could hardly move from weariness ...
... even plucked a leaf and chewed it. ' What sort of a tree is this? ' says he. 'I don't know, your Excellency,' said I. 'It's a little birch, ...
... how Kolya felt... They went home together as if there had been no one in the street except themselves, holding each other by the hand and ...
... and both laughed. What are you laughing at? asked Vera. Well, why did you laugh? said her husband. Oh, only foolishness. I was thinking ...
... Minnie and Moo series by Denys Cazet.Alexander Kuprin : Mechanical JusticeThe Algebra of Infinite Justice (2001) is a collection of essays written ...
... by Cornelio Saavedra, president of the Primera Junta. Saavedra was of old age by then, and wrote from his perspective the different historical events ...