'"What's that you're saying about the militia?" he said to Boris.
"They've put on white shirts, Your Serenity, getting ready for tomorrow, for death."
"Ah! . . . Wonderful, incomparable people!" said Kutuzov and, closing his eyes, he shook his head, "Incomparable people!" he said with a sigh.'
- page 766 in P/V
from page 205-206, Volume 2 of original text
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Pevear/Volokhonsky translation page 766-767