Do not, I entreat you, call Anna an acquaintance merely.
Why, Anna is my friend, you know," cried Julia, with eyes sparkling with enthusiasm.
Katherine is in the world, and has had an opportunity of showing her merit; that Anna has never enjoyed.
But, with the womanly and courtierlike quickness and tact habitual to her, Anna Pavlovna wished both to rebuke him (for daring to speak he had done of a man recommended to the Empress) and at the same time to console him, so she said:
If you were not a father there would be nothing I could reproach you with," said Anna Pavlovna, looking up pensively.
Listen, dear Annette," said the prince, suddenly taking Anna Pavlovna's hand and for some reason drawing it downwards.
I'll introduce him, Anna, just as soon as we get to the hall.
She had even grown used to noticing Anna joggle the reluctant Jimmy with her elbow as a signal for him to invite her chum to walk over his feet through a two-step.
I got tired of comin' with Anna and Jimmy every night, so I fixed it with him to call himself O'Sullivan, and brought him along.
Dolly looked coldly at Anna; she was waiting now for phrases of conventional sympathy, but Anna said nothing of the sort.
Anna lifted the wasted, thin hand of Dolly, kissed it and said:
Dolly, dearest, I do understand," said Anna, pressing her hand.