Master and Man

Master and Man

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Master and Man

Master and Man

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It happened in the seventies, the day after the winter festival of St. Nicholas. It was a holiday in the parish, and the village innkeeper, a merchant of the Second Guild, Vassili Andreeitch Breckhounoff, could not possibly absent himself, he must be present at church,--for he was churchwarden,--and had to receive and regale his relations and friends at his house afterward. But now the last guests had departed, and Vassili Andreeitch began to get ready to start at once for a neighboring landowner's to purchase a . . .

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