Anna Karenina Part 7, Chapter 14 Summary

Leo Tolstoy

Part 7, Chapter 14 Summary

The doctor’s servant tells Levin the doctor was up late the night before and gave instructions not to be awakened. After some impatient waiting, Levin decides to send his carriage for another doctor while he goes to the pharmacist for the requested opium. If, by the time he returns from his errand, the doctor is not awake, Levin will bribe the servant to wake him. The apothecary is wary of giving opium to him, but Levin finally just grabs it from him and goes back to the doctor, who is still asleep. Levin deliberately bribes the footman with a ten-rouble note and the reminder that the doctor has promised to come any time he is needed and would not be happy to know he was not informed of the need. The servant goes to wake the...

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