Forgetting the danger of being recognized, Rostov went close to the porch, together with some inquisitive civilians, and again, after two years, saw those features he adored: that same face and same look and step, and the same union of majesty and mildness....
My neighbor, he added, when he heard who Rostov wanted.
That was why Rostov grew angry when he was rallied about Princess Bolkonskaya.
Ilyin tried to imitate Rostov in everything and adored him as a girl might have done.
Kozlovski scanned the ranks resolutely and included Rostov in his scrutiny.
On approaching it, Rostov felt as he had done when approaching his home in Moscow.
Before him, on the right, Rostov saw the front lines of his hussars and still farther ahead a dark line which he could not see distinctly but took to be the enemy.
And so he did not like Zdrzhinski's tale, nor did he like Zdrzhinski himself who, with his mustaches extending over his cheeks, bent low over the face of his hearer, as was his habit, and crowded Rostov in the narrow shanty.
Count Rostov was displeased to see that the company consisted almost entirely of men and women known for the freedom of their conduct.
Nicholas Rostov experienced this blissful condition to the full when, after 1807, he continued to serve in the Pavlograd regiment, in which he already commanded the squadron he had taken over from Denisov.