Posts Tagged ‘Zholkovsky’

  1. Soloviev, Leskov, de Genlis and Gibbon


    July 16, 2017 by AK

    From Erik McDonald’s translation of It Didn’t Come Off (1867) by Ol’ga N. (Sophie Engelhardt, 1828-1894): Once I started a sentence this way: “I think…” Madame Petitpierre, my governess, interrupted me: “You think? In that case you will have dinner in your room tonight. Children do not think.” This made me appreciate the passage in Sergei …
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