" "Well, I am going away the day after tomorrow, Agafea Mihalovna; I must finish my work.

" "There, there, your work, you say! As if you hadn't done enough for the peasants! Why, as 'tis, they're saying, 'Your master will be getting some honor from the Tsar for it.

' Indeed and it is a strange thing; why need you worry about the peasants?" "I'm not worrying about them; I'm doing it for my own good.

" Agafea Mihalovna knew every detail of Levin's plans for his land.

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