Boris was excited by the thought of the closeness to supreme power in which he felt himself to be at that moment. He was conscious of himself being in touch with the springs that controlled all those huge mass movements, of which he, in his regiment, felt himself a small, submissive, and insignificant part...
"Who's that?" asked Boris.
Lynn Waskelis from page 319-320 of original text collage, acrylic paint made 7/2/10
pages 251-253 in Pevear and Volokhonsky tranlation