The following are samples from a number of days' results, given in le Cadet's book.
"Has something happened?" he added, surprised at the cadet's troubled face.
"Ah, Wostov," he cried noticing the cadet's bright face, "you've got it at last."
It seemed to Rostov that Bogdanich was only pretending not to notice him, and that his whole aim now was to test the cadet's courage, so he drew himself up and looked around him merrily; then it seemed to him that Bogdanich rode so near in order to show him his courage.
He had on a shabby cadet jacket, decorated with a soldier's cross, equally shabby cadet's riding breeches lined with worn leather, and an officer's saber with a sword knot.