Balaga sentence example
- Balaga was a famous troyka driver who had known Dolokhov and Anatole some six years and had given them good service with his troykas.
- Anatole and Dolokhov liked Balaga too for his masterly driving and because he liked the things they liked.
- With others Balaga bargained, charging twenty-five rubles for a two hours' drive, and rarely drove himself, generally letting his young men do so.
- Balaga was a fair-haired, short, and snub-nosed peasant of about twenty- seven; red-faced, with a particularly red thick neck, glittering little eyes, and a small beard.
- "I say, Balaga," said Anatole, putting his hands on the man's shoulders, "do you care for me or not?Advertisement
- "As your messenger ordered, your special beasts," replied Balaga.
- "When they are dead, what shall I drive?" said Balaga with a wink.
- "That depends on our luck in starting, else why shouldn't we be there in time?" replied Balaga.
- Balaga continued the tale.
- All take glasses; you too, Balaga.Advertisement
- "To your health!" said Balaga who also emptied his glass, and wiped his mouth with his handkerchief.
- Balaga was about to leave the room.
- Balaga took his seat in the front one and holding his elbows high arranged the reins deliberately.
- "Well, are you ready?" asked Balaga.
- After taking a turn along the Podnovinski Boulevard, Balaga began to rein in, and turning back drew up at the crossing of the old Konyusheny Street.Advertisement