Part 7, Chapter 10 Summary
Anna Karenina rises with unconcealed pleasure to meet Levin. As she holds out her hand to him, introduces him to her other guest, and indicates a young girl in the room whom she calls her pupil, Levin recognizes and likes the manners of a well bred woman, always self-possessed and natural. Anna Karenina’s words assume a special significance for Levin. She tells him she has liked him for a long time, both for his friendship with her brother and because she thinks so highly of Kitty.
Levin feels immediately at ease with her and feels as if he is making a positive impression. Stepan Arkadyevitch and his sister share a few pleasantries as Levin continues to examine the portrait. He looks from the likeness to the original,...
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