It was unsatisfactory everywhere, but the corner behind the piano in the sitting room was better than other places: he had never slept there yet.
The princess glanced at her watch and, seeing that she was five minutes late in starting her practice on the clavichord, went into the sitting room with a look of alarm.
The countess had a headache brought on by all the noise and turmoil and was lying down in the new sitting room with a vinegar compress on her head.
Just then the countess came in from the sitting room with a weary and dissatisfied expression.
On the other side of the thick entry door was a sitting room with lush wine colored carpet.
They went up to the door of the sitting room from which came the sound of the oft-repeated passage of the sonata.
In the midst of the third ecossaise there was a clatter of chairs being pushed back in the sitting room where the count and Marya Dmitrievna had been playing cards with the majority of the more distinguished and older visitors.
But as she passed the sitting room she noticed two couples sitting, one pair at each window.
Sonya, shaking off some down which clung to her and tucking away the verses in the bosom of her dress close to her bony little chest, ran after Natasha down the passage into the sitting room with flushed face and light, joyous steps.