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“He was afraid of defiling the love which filled his soul.”
― Leo TolstoyAnna Karenina

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He looked at he…

He looked at her as a man might look at a faded flower he had plucked, in which it was difficult for him to trace the beauty that had made him pick and so destroy it.

Leo Tolstoy-Anna Karenina


He knew she was…

He knew she was there by the joy and fear that overwhelmed his heart.
Anna Karenina, Pt. I, ch. 9, Leo Tolstoy


“He looked at h…

“He looked at her as a man might look at a faded flower he had plucked, in which it was difficult for him to trace the beauty that had made him pick and so destroy it”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina