with a very light beard and fair hair. This was Theodosia's
husband, and he was gazing with fixed eyes at his wife. During
the acathistus Maslova occupied herself in scrutinising him and
talking to Theodosia in whispers, and bowed and made the sign of
the cross only when every one else did.
Nekhludoff left home early. A peasant from the country was still
driving along the side street and calling out in a voice peculiar
to his trade, "Milk! milk! milk!"