Bold decision

citation rencontre amicale   On 17 September 1862 Leo Tolstoy and Sophia Bers became formally engaged after Tolstoy gave Sophia a written proposal of marriage, marrying a week later in Moscow.At the time of their marriage, Leo Tolstoy was already well known as a novelist after the publication of The Cossacks. On the eve of their marriage, Tolstoy gave Sophia his diaries detailing his sexual relations with female serfs. In Anna Karenina, 34 year-old Constantine Levin, a semi-autobiographical character […]

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Dogs or Cats? Horse of course!

http://comfycozycouture.com/CCC/kipiwer/2329 Leo and his favorite horse “Delire” (Yasnaya Polyana, 1908) Here is one of his famous translations of Aesop fables from Leo Tolstoy’s   fables for children (1904) . THE HORSE AND THE GROOM A Groom stole the Horse’s oats, and sold them, but he cleaned the Horse each day. Said the Horse: “If you really wish me to be in good condition, do not sell my oats.” For more […]

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