He did not like talking about his life as a soldier, though he did not complain, and often mentioned that he had not been flogged once during the whole of his army service.
I wonder if the man she's talking to is her creep of a husband.
This note sounds like and looks like he was blind drunk when he wrote it and he doesn't know what the hell he's talking about.
Once, when in a room with a lamp dimly lit before the icon Theodosia was talking of her life, the thought that Theodosia alone had found the true path of life suddenly came to Princess Mary with such force that she resolved to become a pilgrim herself.
When Prince Vasili returned to the drawing room, the princess, his wife, was talking in low tones to the elderly lady about Pierre.
Pierre and Helene still sat talking just as before.
The noncommissioned officer began talking with his comrades about regimental matters without looking at the Russian general.
When they had undressed, but without washing off the cork mustaches, they sat a long time talking of their happiness.
He was talking to the countess, and Natasha sat down beside a little chess table with Sonya, thereby inviting Prince Andrew to come too.
Six-month old Dandy nickered to his mother, but Casper was busy talking to Princess and Dawn.