Anna Karenina Part 6, Chapter 8 Summary

Leo Tolstoy

Part 6, Chapter 8 Summary

The next day, before the ladies get up, the men prepare to go hunting. The first to appear is Veslovsky, dressed impeccably and greeted by Levin’s dog Laska. The next hunter is Stepan Arkadyevitch with his dog, He is dressed in much more rustic hunting clothes, and Veslovsky is surprised. He had no idea until now that it is the custom of sportsmen to dress in tatters but have the best shooting equipment; now that he knows, he vows he will adopt the custom. Veslovsky asks about their host, and Stepan Arkadyevitch says Levin had come downstairs ready to go but must have run back upstairs to his young wife.

That is what Levin did, wanting to be sure that Kitty has truly forgiven him for his idiocy of the night before. He...

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