He made business a pretext for shutting himself up in his study, but it was really in order to spend the time with the Princess, who remained inflexible.
The Prince, after visiting several Courts, arrived at the one where the lost Princess was still deeply mourned.
The Prince was deeply moved, and vowed that he would search the world for the Princess, and take no rest till he had found and restored her to her mother's arms.
The Prince, far more attracted by the thoughts of possessing the Princess than her promised dower, set forth in his quest after taking leave of the King and Queen, the latter giving him a miniature of her daughter which she was in the habit of wearing.
Ten kisses from the Princess, or I keep the kitchen-pot myself.
said the Princess, and walked on, but when she had gone a little way, she stopped again.
A hundred kisses from the Princess," said he, "or else let everyone keep his own
said the princess, indicating Vronsky, who with his mother on his arm walked by, wearing a long overcoat and wide-brimmed black hat.
Probably on Oblonsky's pointing them out, he looked round in the direction where the princess and Sergey Ivanovitch were standing, and without speaking lifted his hat.
In general at Bald Hills the little princess lived in constant fear, and with a sense of antipathy to the old prince which she did not realize because the fear was so much the stronger feeling.
The little princess was sitting at a small table, chattering with Masha, her maid.
Princess Mary was sitting alone in her room, vainly trying to master her agitation.
Bring your princess here and lay her down beside my prince.
Danhasch readily consented, and after having the tower where the prince was confined pointed out to him, and making a wager with Maimoune as to the result of the comparison, he flew off to China to fetch the princess.
In an incredibly short time Danhasch returned, bearing the sleeping princess.