1. weatherthisdanger:

“Now the landowner we visited had good people. I like to have a talk, if people are good; we’re always friends, fine friends, with good people: drink tea, have a bite to eat—I’m very happy to do that if people are good. Anyone will pay respect to good people.”
― Nikolai Gogol, Dead Souls
For NYRB’s Classics and Coffee Club

    weatherthisdanger:

    “Now the landowner we visited had good people. I like to have a talk, if people are good; we’re always friends, fine friends, with good people: drink tea, have a bite to eat—I’m very happy to do that if people are good. Anyone will pay respect to good people.”

    ― Nikolai Gogol, Dead Souls

    For NYRB’s Classics and Coffee Club

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    That translation was SO amazing. Hilarious.
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