Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Collage 617

If the Cossacks had pursued the French, paying no attention to what was behind and around them, they would have taken both Murat and everything that was there. The officers wanted that. But once the Cossacks got hold of the booty and the prisoners, they would not budge.

Lucy Arrington
from page 489-90, volume 2 of original text
collage, rubber, pebbles
made 9/16/11
Pevear/Volokhonsky translation page 998-1000

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