The Wife and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov

By Anton Chekhov

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One night with a confinement, and the next I stayed at a peasant's with the bugs biting me all night. " With an expression on his face as though it could not afford me anything but pleasure, he took me by the arm and led me to the dining-room. His naive eyes, his crumpled coat, his cheap tie and the smell of iodoform made an unpleasant impression upon me; I felt as though I were in vulgar company. When we sat down to table he filled my glass with vodka, and, smiling helplessly, I drank it; he put a piece of ham on my plate and I ate it submissively.

Frown: (adj, v) lower; (adj, n) scowl; (n, v) pout, grimace, glower, glare; (adj) black looks, gloam, glout; (v) sulk, gnash. ANTONYM: (v) approve. unrelieved: (adj) concentric, undiminished, monotonous, unceasing, constant, unremitting, unrelenting, unending, tiresome, straight; (v) worse. ANTONYM: (adj) acute. 26 The Wife and Other Stories mistakes and those of your assistants, not only with your purse, but with your reputation. The money deficit and other losses I could, no doubt, make good, but who could restore you your good name?

Whiney, singing, peevish; (v) fretful, opportunity. collegiate: (adj) academic, scholastic; inquisitively: (adv) pryingly, nosily, lamenting; (n) sniveling. Anton Chekhov 37 am I going for? " And it seemed somehow strange to go away without speaking to my wife. I felt that I was leaving her in uncertainty. Going away, I ought to have told that she was right, that I really was a bad man. When I turned away from the pump, I saw in the doorway the station-master, of whom I had twice made complaints to his superiors, turning up the collar of his coat, shrinking from the wind and the snow.

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