He walked on a few steps, and the skating-ground lay open before his eyes, and at once, amidst all the skaters, he knew her.

He knew she was there by the rapture and the terror that seized on his heart.

She was standing talking to a lady at the opposite end of the ground.

There was apparently nothing striking either in her dress or her attitude.

But for Levin she was as easy to find in that crowd as a rose among nettles.

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