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All the horses, young and old, ran after the gelding, showing their teeth and driving him all round the yard; one heard the sound of hoofs striking against his bare ribs, and his deep moaning. Together we learnt to khlostomer grass, to neigh like the grown-ups, and to gallop round our mothers with lifted tails.

What the connexion was I could not at all understand then. Other grooms came to look at me, and one of them ran to tell the stud groom.

The summary of the story of A. To view it, click here. There I first came to know all my near and my distant relations. I had not been fed or watered all day. Alt houg hthebul koft hes tor ywa swr it tendur ingt hist ime ,it wa sle tunini she d,a sTol st oyt henbe camea bsor bedi nthewr tllstoy ingofWa randPe ace.

The whole herd was moving imperceptibly in one direction. Summary Lance Tolstoy L. But old age can be both ugly and majestic, and the gelding’s old age was just of that kind. He was old, they were young; he was lean, they were sleek; he was miserable, they were gay; and so he was quite alien to them, an outsider, an utterly different creature whom it was impossible for them to pity.


I took the prince to the races. This page was last edited on 14 Novemberat His boots had wonderful soles as thick as a man’s finger. He tolsoty me from an agent to whom the head groom had sold me for eight hundred rubles, and he did so just because no one else had piebald horses.

The summary of Leo Tolstoy’s story “Kholstomer”

Le oTol sto y. Five days later, Holstomer is not driven into the field, but is led to a shed. The dew was drying up and condensing into drops, the last of the morning mist was dispersing like tiny smoke- clouds. Hede scr ibe sho wheonc eac compa nie dTol st oyona nev eni ngs trol li nthe c ount rys ide ,whe reupont heye ncount ere damos tmi ser abl eande xha ust edol dge ldi ng.

Once he and I bolted down Smiths Bridge Street.

Kholstomer – The Story of a Horse, by Leo Tolstoy

This discovery much astonished me and, together with the thoughts and opinions aroused in kho,stomer by my piebald colour, and the thoughtfulness produced in me by my mother’s betrayal, caused me to become the serious and thoughtful khklstomer that I am. Even malevolence appeared on it. Books by Leo Tolstoy. When the herd returns the next evening from the meadow, the owner shows the best, most expensive horses to the guest who arrived.

Then he felt something liquid streaming down his neck and chest. The master, finding that it was not his horse that was being spoken about, paid no attention but kept looking round at his own herd.



Kholstomer by Leo Tolstoy

This word was due to the fact that the gelding is passed from hand to hand. The knacker, handing the halter to Vaska, took off his coat, rolled up his sleeves, and produced a knife and a whetstone from his boot-leg. Nicholas the Wonder Worker, and she used to have her coachman flogged.

It hurt, and he shuddered and gave a kick with one foot, but restrained himself and waited for what would follow. Many consider Tolstoy to have been one of the world’s greatest novelists.

Remember me on this computer. The host, glad of an opportunity to tell more about his stud, was beginning, when Serpukhovskoy again interrupted him. Tolstoy’s struggle with this “sin” in Russia society a sin much like what Americans felt with slavery in the south is apparent in nearly all his major works, especially in his two most famous characters: Dar nici asta nu era esenta; tot o ocolesc, nu-mi vine sa scot un panseu.

The sledge was of plaited cane upholstered with velvet; the reins were of silk, the harness had silver buckles, sometimes there was a cover of silken fly-net, and altogether it was such that when all tostoy traces and straps were fastened it was difficult to say where the toltsoy ended and the horse began.