The two Russians made good farm-hands, and in summer they worked out together.
Shimerda discovered the Russians, he went to see them almost every evening, and sometimes took Antonia with him.
Insensibly this mass of almost annihilated beings became so compact, so deaf, so torpid, so happy perhaps, that Marechal Victor, who had been their heroic defender by holding twenty thousand Russians under Wittgenstein at bay, was forced to open a passage by main force through this forest of men in order to cross the Beresina with five thousand gallant fellows whom he was taking to the emperor.
To-morrow morning the Russians will be masters of Studzianka.
The faithful servant espoused his mistress's disappointment; he divined it, and he promptly carried away the liqueurs of Madame Amphoux, which were offered to a bachelor, and not to the husband of a Russian
The Russian told them that the ape was his--nothing further would he offer--but kept harping continually upon the same theme, "The ape is mine.
The ape had made no move to attack the Russian but even so the man was none too sure of what might happen were he to interfere with the savage beast, now thoroughly aroused to bestial rage, and with the smell of new spilled blood fresh in its nostrils.
Next, for some reason or another, he added that, "though a great many Russians
go in for gambling, they are no good at the game.
As, in extending the American trade along the coast to the northward, it might be brought into the vicinity of the Russian
Fur Company, and produce a hostile rivalry, it was part of the plan of Mr.
I picked up one a while ago, and found it marked "Fragment of a Russian
If any Russian
shall have done or said anything really and absolutely original, he is to be called national from that moment, though he may not be able to talk the Russian
language; still he is a national Russian
We shall therefore confidently await the moment when the Imperial Russian
army will be fully equipped, and shall then, in conjunction with it, easily find a way to prepare for the enemy the fate he deserves.
The truth of the matter being that Nikolas Rokoff was so poor a sailor that the heavy seas the Kincaid encountered from the very beginning of her voyage sent the Russian
to his berth with a bad attack of sea-sickness.
In that place there be many Russian
folk, and their rule is harsh.
Either she was taking the children of a Russian
family home from the springs, or fetching a shawl for a sick lady, and wrapping her up in it, or trying to interest an irritable invalid, or selecting and buying cakes for tea for someone.