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Then followed cleaning, grooming, saddling, the roll-call, and muster. The staff officer in command of the camp bawled stentoriously ; the military commissary bustled around; the sergeants training the young cossacks shouted their orders. ' They fired at targets. The younger cossacks eagerly vied with one another in the sabre exercises, the old hands dodged the fatigues. About a week before the break-up of the camp Ivan Tomilin's wife came to visit him. She brought him some home-made crack nel, an assortment of dainties and a sheaf of village news.
Stepan stood on the threshold, gaunt and estranged. 'Well. . ' he said. Aksinia, all her full, buxom body reeling, went to meet him. 'Beat me,' she said slowly, and stood sideways to him. 'Well, Aksinia. . ' .
After seeing Stepan off to camp she decided to see Gregor as little as possible. After the fishing expedition her decision was still further strengthened. Chapter 4 SOME two days before Trinity the distribution of the village meadowland took place. Pantaleimon attended the allotment. He came back at dinner-time, threw off his bootS with a groan, and noisily $cratching his weary legs, announced : 'Our portion lies close to the Red Cliff. Not over-good grass as grass goes. The upper part runs up to the forest, it's just scrub in places.