"The curly-headed, sickly boy, with his shining eyes, sat in the corner unnoticed by anyone and, only turning his curly head on its thin neck, emerging from a turned-down collar, to the side where Pierre was, occasionally trembled and whispered something to himself, clearly experiencing some new and strong feeling."
I love the detail -- how he inherited his aunt's "luminous" eyes. -- Lola
from page 691-692, volume 2 of original text
Pevear/Volokhonsky translation page 1166-1168