Vereshchagin sentence example
- That's a tradesman, that is to say, he's the restaurant keeper, Vereshchagin.
- "Oh, so that is Vereshchagin!" said Pierre, looking at the firm, calm face of the old man and seeking any indication of his being a traitor.
- 'From whom did you get it?' and so on till he reached Vereshchagin, a half educated tradesman, you know, 'a pet of a trader,' said the adjutant smiling.
- "If he is accused of circulating Napoleon's proclamation it is not proved that he did so," said Pierre without looking at Rostopchin, "and Vereshchagin..."
- "Vereshchagin is a renegade and a traitor who will be punished as he deserves," said he with the vindictive heat with which people speak when recalling an insult.Advertisement
- Your excellency, there are some political prisoners, Meshkov, Vereshchagin...
- What are your orders about Vereshchagin?
- This man, Vereshchagin, is the scoundrel by whose doing Moscow is perishing.
- He alone of all the Russians has disgraced the Russian name, he has caused Moscow to perish, said Rostopchin in a sharp, even voice, but suddenly he glanced down at Vereshchagin who continued to stand in the same submissive attitude.
- I command it... shouted Rostopchin, suddenly growing pale like Vereshchagin.Advertisement
- The tall youth, with a stony look on his face, and rigid and uplifted arm, stood beside Vereshchagin.
- And one of the soldiers, his face all at once distorted with fury, struck Vereshchagin on the head with the blunt side of his saber.
- "Ah!" cried Vereshchagin in meek surprise, looking round with a frightened glance as if not understanding why this was done to him.
- Vereshchagin with a cry of horror, covering his head with his hands, rushed toward the crowd.
- At the moment when Vereshchagin fell and the crowd closed in with savage yells and swayed about him, Rostopchin suddenly turned pale and, instead of going to the back entrance where his carriage awaited him, went with hurried steps and bent head, not knowing where and why, along the passage leading to the rooms on the ground floor.Advertisement
- One God is above us both!--Vereshchagin's words suddenly recurred to him, and a disagreeable shiver ran down his back.
- "Vereshchagin was tried and condemned to death," thought Rostopchin (though the Senate had only condemned Vereshchagin to hard labor), "he was a traitor and a spy.
- Count Rostopchin suddenly grew pale as he had done when the crowd closed in on Vereshchagin.