The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Resurrection by Leo Tolstoy:|
long, white teeth.
"Nekhludoff! Can it be you?"
Nekhludoff's first feeling was one of pleasure. "Ah, Schonbock!"
he exclaimed joyfully; but he knew the next moment that there was
nothing to be joyful about.
This was that Schonbock who had been in the house of Nekhludoff's
aunts that day, and whom Nekhludoff had quite lost out of sight,
but about whom he had heard that in spite of his debts he had
somehow managed to remain in the cavalry, and by some means or
other still kept his place among the rich. His gay, contented
appearance corroborated this report.