Monday, June 27, 2011

Collage 447

It's the day of the Count's funeral. The French are closing in, and the peasants are refusing to go anywhere in spite of orders to prepare 12 horses for the princess's carriages, and eighteen carts for a train that would be made up to take her to safety.

Lucy Arrington
from page 149-150, Volume 2 of original text
collage, ink
made 4/1/1
Pevear/Volokhonsky translation page 720-721

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