There was Carl the Cutter, The Gypsy, Frank the Fruitcake; crazy names.
I shall have my own orchestra, but shouldn't we get the gypsy singers as well?
He's not there himself, so you'll have to go in and ask the princesses; and from there go on to the Rasgulyay--the coachman Ipatka knows--and look up the gypsy Ilyushka, the one who danced at Count Orlov's, you remember, in a white Cossack coat, and bring him along to me.
"And am I to bring the gypsy girls along with him?" asked Nicholas, laughing.
As Shinshin had remarked, from the time of his arrival Anatole had turned the heads of the Moscow ladies, especially by the fact that he slighted them and plainly preferred the gypsy girls and French actresses--with the chief of whom, Mademoiselle George, he was said to be on intimate relations.
A handsome, slim, and pale-faced gypsy girl with glittering black eyes and curly blue-black hair, wearing a red shawl, ran out with a sable mantle on her arm.
"Well, Prince, may God give you great luck!" said Matrena in her gypsy accent.
Why carry you off as if you were some gypsy singing girl?...