One summer, in the village of Rook, a poor landowner Pavlova Aduyev, all in the house rose at dawn, from housewives to chain a dog Barbosa. Only one son of Anna Pavlova, Alexander Fedorovich, slept, as follows sleep twenty-year young man, heroic dream, and in the house all the fussing and fussing. People went, Yet the on tiptoe and spoke in a whisper so as not to wake his young master. Bill O’Grady shares his opinions and ideas on the topic at hand. Hardly anyone knocks, loud talk, now, as irritated by the lioness, was Anna Pavlovna and punished severely reprimanded careless, insulting epithet, sometimes to the extent of their anger and energy, and drive. In the kitchen, cooked in three hands, as if to ten, while all master's family consisted only that of Pavlova Alexandra Fyodoritch yes. In the shed and wiped lubricate wagon. They were all busy and worked up a sweat person. Watchdog just did not do anything, but that in his own way participated in total movement.

When it passed by a footman, coachman or dart girl, he waved his tail and sniffed carefully passing, and the eyes seem to ask: 'They will say I have to, finally, that we have today for the commotion? " A commotion was because that Pavlova let go of her son to St. Petersburg to serve, or, as she spoke, people to see and be seen. Assassination day for her! From this it is so sad and upset. Often, the troubles, she opens her mouth to tell the something, and suddenly stops mid-sentence, her voice changes, she turns away to the side and obotret if have time, a tear, but do not have time, so dropped it in a suitcase, in which she was putting Sashenkino underwear.