Their homeward journey was as lively as their drive out had been.

Veslovsky sang songs and related with enjoyment his adventures with the peasants, who had regaled him with vodka, and said to him, "Excuse our homely ways," and his night's adventures with kiss-in-the-ring and the servant-girl and the peasant, who had asked him was he married, and on learning that he was not, said to him, "Well, mind you don't run after other men's wives--you'd better get one of your own.

" These words had particularly amused Veslovsky.

"Altogether, I've enjoyed our outing awfully.

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