Nikolai reflecting on his wife Marya:
He was proud that she was so intelligent and good, being conscious of his own insignificance before her in the spiritual world, and rejoiced the more that she, with her soul, not only belonged to him, but made up a part of him."
p. 1172 in P/V
from page 697-698, volume 2 of original text
collage, fabric, oil crayon
Pevear/Volokhonsky translation pp. 1171-1173