Alpatych sentence example

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  • Afraid of the 'minister' as that idiot Alpatych called him this morning?
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  • I'll teach you to think! and lifting his stick he swung it and would have hit Alpatych, the overseer, had not the latter instinctively avoided the blow.
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  • He left the room and went to the waiting room where Alpatych stood with bowed head.
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  • The prince had a list of things to be bought in Smolensk and, walking up and down the room past Alpatych who stood by the door, he gave his instructions.
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  • The instructions to Alpatych took over two hours and still the prince did not let him go.
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  • Alpatych made a slight movement.
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  • The same evening that the prince gave his instructions to Alpatych, Dessalles, having asked to see Princess Mary, told her that, as the prince was not very well and was taking no steps to secure his safety, though from Prince Andrew's letter it was evident that to remain at Bald Hills might be dangerous, he respectfully advised her to send a letter by Alpatych to the Provincial Governor at Smolensk, asking him to let her know the state of affairs and the extent of the danger to which Bald Hills was exposed.
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  • Dessalles wrote this letter to the Governor for Princess Mary, she signed it, and it was given to Alpatych with instructions to hand it to the Governor and to come back as quickly as possible if there was danger.
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  • Having received all his orders Alpatych, wearing a white beaver hat--a present from the prince--and carrying a stick as the prince did, went out accompanied by his family.
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  • The prince allowed no one at Bald Hills to drive with ringing bells; but on a long journey Alpatych liked to have them.
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  • Women, women! said Alpatych, puffing and speaking rapidly just as the prince did, and he climbed into the trap.
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  • If there is anything... come back, Yakov Alpatych!
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  • Women's fuss! muttered Alpatych to himself and started on his journey, looking round at the fields of yellow rye and the still- green, thickly growing oats, and at other quite black fields just being plowed a second time.
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  • Alpatych kept meeting and overtaking baggage trains and troops on the road.
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  • This fact impressed Alpatych, but in thinking about his own business he soon forgot it.
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  • Everything not connected with the execution of the prince's orders did not interest and did not even exist for Alpatych.
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  • On seeing Alpatych he went up to him.
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  • You're welcome, Yakov Alpatych.
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  • Just what I think, Yakov Alpatych.
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  • Yakov Alpatych heard without heeding.
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  • Next morning Alpatych donned a jacket he wore only in town and went out on business.
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  • Alpatych went to the shops, to government offices, to the post office, and to the Governor's.
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  • In front of the Governor's house Alpatych found a large number of people, Cossacks, and a traveling carriage of the Governor's.
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  • We're not dogs, said the ex-captain of police, and looking round he noticed Alpatych.
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  • Alpatych swayed his head and went upstairs.
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  • Alpatych moved forward and next time the official came out addressed him, one hand placed in the breast of his buttoned coat, and handed him two letters.
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  • Eager, frightened, helpless glances were turned on Alpatych when he came out of the Governor's room.
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  • Involuntarily listening now to the firing, which had drawn nearer and was increasing in strength, Alpatych hurried to his inn.
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  • Alpatych entered the innyard at a quicker pace than usual and went straight to the shed where his horses and trap were.
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  • The cook began running hither and thither in the passage like a frightened hen, just as Alpatych entered.
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  • At these words Alpatych nodded as if in approval, and not wishing to hear more went to the door of the room opposite the innkeeper's, where he had left his purchases.
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  • Ferapontov came out after her, but on seeing Alpatych adjusted his waistcoat, smoothed his hair, yawned, and followed Alpatych into the opposite room.
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  • Alpatych, without answering or looking at his host, sorted his packages and asked how much he owed.
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  • Alpatych replied that the Governor had not told him anything definite.
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  • While the horses were being harnessed Alpatych and Ferapontov over their tea talked of the price of corn, the crops, and the good weather for harvesting.
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  • Alpatych collected his parcels, handed them to the coachman who had come in, and settled up with the innkeeper.
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  • Alpatych looked out of the window and went to the door.
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  • Alpatych was getting into his trap.
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  • Alpatych, his coachman, Ferapontov's wife and children and the house porter were all sitting in the cellar, listening.
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  • Several of them ran into Ferapontov's yard before Alpatych's eyes.
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  • Alpatych went out to the gate.
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  • Alpatych went back to the house, called the coachman, and told him to set off.
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  • Ferapontov's whole household came out too, following Alpatych and the coachman.
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  • Inside the shed Alpatych and the coachman arranged the tangled reins and traces of their horses with trembling hands.
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  • As Alpatych was driving out of the gate he saw some ten soldiers in Ferapontov's open shop, talking loudly and filling their bags and knapsacks with flour and sunflower seeds.
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  • Alpatych, I'll set the place on fire myself.
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  • Soldiers were passing in a constant stream along the street blocking it completely, so that Alpatych could not pass out and had to wait.
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  • On the sloping descent to the Dnieper Alpatych's cart and that of the innkeeper's wife, which were slowly moving amid the rows of soldiers and of other vehicles, had to stop.
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  • Seeing that his trap would not be able to move on for some time, Alpatych got down and turned into the side street to look at the fire.
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  • Alpatych went up to a large crowd standing before a high barn which was blazing briskly.
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  • The crowd was evidently watching for the roof to fall in, and Alpatych watched for it too.
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  • Your excellency! answered Alpatych, immediately recognizing the voice of his young prince.
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  • Prince Andrew in his riding cloak, mounted on a black horse, was looking at Alpatych from the back of the crowd.
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  • Having written this and given the paper to Alpatych, he told him how to arrange for departure of the prince, the princess, his son, and the boy's tutor, and how and where to let him know immediately.
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  • Prince Andrew looked at him and without replying went on speaking to Alpatych.
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  • Alpatych, having sent his family away, was alone at Bald Hills and was sitting indoors reading the Lives of the Saints.
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  • Alpatych turned his face to Prince Andrew, looked at him, and suddenly with a solemn gesture raised his arm.
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  • After the return of Alpatych from Smolensk the old prince suddenly seemed to awake as from a dream.
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  • Alpatych also knew that on the previous day another peasant had even brought from the village of Visloukhovo, which was occupied by the French, a proclamation by a French general that no harm would be done to the inhabitants, and if they remained they would be paid for anything taken from them.
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  • Alpatych, arriving from the devastated Bald Hills estate, sent for his Dron on the day of the prince's funeral and told him to have twelve horses got ready for the princess' carriages and eighteen carts for the things to be removed from Bogucharovo.
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  • Though the peasants paid quitrent, Alpatych thought no difficulty would be made about complying with this order, for there were two hundred and thirty households at work in Bogucharovo and the peasants were well to do.
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  • Alpatych named certain peasants he knew, from whom he told him to take the carts.
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  • Alpatych looked intently at Dron and frowned.
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  • Just as Dron was a model village Elder, so Alpatych had not managed the prince's estates for twenty years in vain.
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  • Alpatych repeated, withdrawing his hand from his bosom and solemnly pointing to the floor at Dron's feet.
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  • Dron was disconcerted, glanced furtively at Alpatych and again lowered his eyes.
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  • Yakov Alpatych, discharge me!
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  • Dron got up and was about to say something, but Alpatych interrupted him.
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  • Quite beside themselves, Yakov Alpatych; they've fetched another barrel.
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  • Alpatych did not insist further.
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  • Having wrung a submissive "I understand" from Dron, Alpatych contented himself with that, though he not only doubted but felt almost certain that without the help of troops the carts would not be forthcoming.
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  • Without saying anything of this to the princess, Alpatych had his own belongings taken out of the carts which had arrived from Bald Hills and had those horses got ready for the princess' carriages.
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  • A maid came to the door to say that Alpatych was asking for orders about their departure.
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  • Alpatych did say something about going....
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  • Alpatych was not at home, he had gone to the police.
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  • Dronushka, Alpatych has gone off somewhere and I have no one to turn to.
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  • It's all a trick," said Dunyasha, "and when Yakov Alpatych returns let us get away... and please don't..."
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  • Following Dunyasha, Alpatych advanced to Rostov, having bared his head while still at a distance.
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  • Rostov dismounted, gave his horse to the orderly, and followed Alpatych to the house, questioning him as to the state of affairs.
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  • At the moment when Rostov and Ilyin were galloping along the road, Princess Mary, despite the dissuasions of Alpatych, her nurse, and the maids, had given orders to harness and intended to start, but when the cavalrymen were espied they were taken for Frenchmen, the coachman ran away, and the women in the house began to wail.
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  • Alpatych at a gliding trot, only just managing not to run, kept up with him with difficulty.
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  • Rostov stopped and, clenching his fists, suddenly and sternly turned on Alpatych.
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  • And as if afraid of wasting his store of anger, he left Alpatych and went rapidly forward.
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  • And the nearer he drew to it the more Alpatych felt that this unreasonable action might produce good results.
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  • As soon as Rostov, followed by Ilyin, Lavrushka, and Alpatych, came up to the crowd, Karp, thrusting his fingers into his belt and smiling a little, walked to the front.
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  • Alpatych turned to the peasants and ordered two of them by name to come and bind Karp.
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  • What did I say? said Alpatych, coming into his own again.
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  • She went through the accounts with Alpatych, conferred with Dessalles about her nephew, and gave orders and made preparations for the journey to Moscow.
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