Ferapontov sentence example
- Wearing a waistcoat over his cotton shirt, Ferapontov was standing before his shop which opened onto the street.
- Loaded carts stood at the house next to Ferapontov's and women were wailing and lamenting as they said good-by.
- From the host's room came the sounds of a child crying, the despairing sobs of a woman, and the hoarse angry shouting of Ferapontov.
- Ferapontov came out after her, but on seeing Alpatych adjusted his waistcoat, smoothed his hair, yawned, and followed Alpatych into the opposite room.
- "With our business, how can we get away?" said Ferapontov.Advertisement
- 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.
- "Well, it seems to be getting quieter," remarked Ferapontov, finishing his third cup of tea and getting up.
- Ferapontov's wife, who till then had not ceased wailing under the shed, became quiet and with the baby in her arms went to the gate, listening to the sounds and looking in silence at the people.
- Alpatych, his coachman, Ferapontov's wife and children and the house porter were all sitting in the cellar, listening.
- Several of them ran into Ferapontov's yard before Alpatych's eyes.Advertisement
- Ferapontov's whole household came out too, following Alpatych and the coachman.
- 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.
- Just then Ferapontov returned and entered his shop.
- On seeing Alpatych, Ferapontov turned to him:
- We're done for!... and Ferapontov ran into the yard.Advertisement
- Ferapontov's wife and children were also sitting in a cart waiting till it was possible to drive out.