I have done wrong, and so I don't want happiness, I don't want a divorce, and shall suffer from my shame and the separation from my child.
" But, however sincerely Anna had meant to suffer, she was not suffering.
Shame there was not.
With the tact of which both had such a large share, they had succeeded in avoiding Russian ladies abroad, and so had never placed themselves in a false position, and everywhere they had met people who pretended that they perfectly understood their position, far better indeed than they did themselves.
Separation from the son she loved--even that did not cause her anguish in these early days.

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