Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Dolly was crushed by her grief and totally consumed by it. Nevertheless she remembered that Anna, her sister-in-law, was the wife of one of the most important people in Petersburg and a Petersburg grande dame. And owing to this circumstance, she did not act on what she had said to her husband, that is, did not forget that Anna was coming. 'After all, she's not guilty of anything,' thought Dolly. 'I know nothing but the very best about her, and with regard to myself, I've seen only kindness and friendship from her.'