At that moment Boris clearly realized what he had before surmised, that in the army, besides the subordination and discipline prescribed in the military code, which he and the others knew in the regiment, there was another, more important, subordination, which made this tight-laced, purple-faced general wait respectfully while Captain Prince Andrew, for his own pleasure, chose to chat with Lieutenant Drubetskoy.
Since he had begun to move in the highest circles Boris had made it his habit to watch attentively all that went on around him and to note it down.
After that Anna Pavlovna led up to the courage and firmness of the King of Prussia, in order to draw Boris into the conversation.
Still, I will take Boris and go to see him at once, and I shall speak to him straight out.
You see... but Boris did not finish, for at that moment Kaysarov, Kutuzov's adjutant, came up to Pierre.
But Boris spoke distinctly, clearly, and dryly, looking straight into Pierre's eyes.
The Uspensky cathedral was erected in 1585; close beside it are the graves of Tsar Boris Godunov (died in 1605) and his family.
And she's in love with Boris already.
On his deathbed Ivan appointed Boris one of the guardians of his son and successor; for Theodore, despite his seven-and-twenty years, was of somewhat weak intellect.
He was satisfied with the form in which he had expressed his thoughts, but displeased that Boris had overheard it.