"But you see you don't throw it up," said Nikolay Ivanovitch Sviazhsky; "so there must be something gained.

" "The only gain is that I live in my own house, neither bought nor hired.

Besides, one keeps hoping the people will learn sense.

Though, instead of that, you'd never believe it--the drunkenness, the immorality! They keep chopping and changing their bits of land.

Not a sight of a horse or a cow.

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