At that moment, Amalia Ivanovna, deeply aggrieved at taking no part in the conversation, and not being listened to, made one last effort, and with secret misgivings ventured on an exceedingly deep and weighty observation, that "in the future boarding-school
she would have to pay particular attention to /die Wasche/, and that there certainly must be a good /dame/ to look after the linen, and secondly that the young ladies must not novels at night read."
'It's some boarding-school
in this town, I suppose, ain't it?' Now, although this question was put in the most careless tone imaginable, Mr.
In the first place it would be a change to give lessons in another seminary, and then to teach young ladies would be an occupation so interesting--to be admitted at all into a ladies' boarding-school
would be an incident so new in my life.
Petersburg I was sent to a boarding-school
. Here I found myself thrown among strange people; here everything was grim and uninviting, with teachers continually shouting at me, and my fellow-pupils for ever holding me up to derision, and myself constantly feeling awkward and uncouth.
"Duke's orders," replied the other, and, having emptied the cart, they dug up the boarding-school
and put the poor, terrified things in it in five rows.
They had spent the best days of their lives in slavery, and hardly expected to live to see the time when they would see a member of their race leave home to attend a boarding-school
. Some of these older people would give me a nickel, others a quarter, or a handkerchief.