The Lady with the Dog
by Anton Chekhov
The Lady with the Dog Quotes
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He had begun being unfaithful to her long ago – had been unfaithful to her often, and, probably on that account, almost always spoke ill of women, and when they were talked about in his prese...
He was under forty, but he had a daughter already twelve years old, and two sons at school. He had been married young, when he was a student in his second year, and by now his wife seemed half as o...
She was walking alone, always wearing the same béret, and always with the same white dog; no one knew who she was, and every one called her simply "the lady with the dog." (1.2)
The lady looked at him and at once dropped her eyes. "He doesn't bite," she said, and blushed. (1.9-10)
Fate and Free Will Quotes
"It's a good thing I am going away," she said to Gurov. "It's the finger of destiny!" (2.35)