Fathers and Sons
"Well, what do you think of her?" he asked, skipping obsequiously from right to left of them. "Didn't I tell you she was a remarkable personality? If only we had more women like her! She is, in her own way, a highly moral phenomenon."
"And is that establishment of your dear papa's also a moral phenomenon?" muttered Bazarov, pointing to a vodka-shop which they were passing at that moment. (13.70-71)
Her nose – like most Russian noses – was a trifle thick and her complexion was not translucently clear; but Arkady decided that he had never yet met such a fascinating woman. The sound of her voice haunted his ears; the very folds of her dress seemed to fall differently – more gracefully and amply than on other women – and her every movement was wonderfully flowing and natural. (14.18)
"There you have him! A comical old chap with a heart of gold," remarked Bazarov as soon as Vassily Ivanych had gone. "Just as queer a fish as your father, only in a different way. Never stops talking." (20.29)