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Summary of the Book 'A Raw Youth':
The Bold Knight the Apples of Youth and the Water of Life is a Russian fairy tale collected by Alexander Afanasyev in Narodnye russkie skazki.
Excerpts from the Book 'A Raw Youth':
... at certain times when he absented himself for a considerable period. Then, as a rule, he left her in the care of auntie, that is, of Tatyana Pavlovna ... ... much as I can, but I really was angry at the time. Supposing I did put on a frivolous manner, I did it on purpose because I was annoyed-and besides, ... ... I will translate it into words. I am determined to reveal it, so to speak, to the reader, partly for the sake of greater clearness in what I ... ... that will be worse for me. I beg you will... I greatly dislike to see women working, Tatyana Pavlovna. How can they get on without work? a woman's ... ... to us are so complete. That's what makes me furious. He is a perfect bear himself, and he is giving us lessons in good manners! Don't you dare ... ... was bound to be so. Efim was the crowd, Efim was the man in the street, and the man in the street has no reverence for anything but success. And ... ... to make every reparation within my power, that is, literally to make him an apology in any form he might select. The highest and weightiest considerations ... ... at night. And this went on for weeks... . How this came to pass I'll tell in a minute, but meanwhile I will describe my little lodging. It was already ... ... at my sleeve? I asked her. She is horrid, she is cunning, she is not worth it... . She keeps hold of you to get something out of you, she murmured ... ... I looked in and came away. For some reason I felt annoyed. I suppose you never go to see anyone except me and Pyotr Ippolitovitch you have no one ... ... terribly to blame for the way I've treated you for the last two months, and so I want you as Liza's brother to know all this. I went to Anna Andreyevna ... ... wrathfully as before, not dropping his voice in the least. Enough! he roared furiously, you are not only excluded from the society of decent people, ... ... I have been waiting a long time for you, perhaps. I don't like any of them there is no 'seemliness' in them... I won't follow them, I don't know where ... ... confess my knowledge was scanty and confused, even now, in fact, it is not very ample. But in spite of that I discoursed with great heat on what I did ... ... mean to say you see no differences? Oh, of course, people are all different in one way or another, but differences don't exist for me because the ... ... time sincere, because it was evident how deeply involved she was in the matter. Oh, I felt that she was lying (though sincerely, for one can lie sincerely). ... ... on the world, on men, on every blade of grass. They would inevitably grow to love the earth and life as they gradually became aware of their own ... ... well send the money by his son rather than by post but the news crushed me and filled me with alarm. I had no doubt that Versilov wished to bring ... ... talk to me of something else I should be very glad. Let threats come afterwards but it should be different now... . I came really to see you for a ... ... at once, shouted Trishatov, Lambert's deceiving you, and Alphonsine's deceiving you. The pock-marked fellow sent me they are not at home, I met ...