from page 89-90, Volume 2 of original text
collage, acrylic paint, ink
Pevear/Volokhonsky translation page 670-772
"Pierre found himself in confusion and irresolution."
He is painfully aware of his love for Natasha, and it's becoming apparent to him that Natasha is beginning to look at him with "more than affection."
He decides that he can no longer visit the Rostovs.