Leo Tolstoy Archive

Family Happiness

Written: 1859
Source: Original text uploaded to Gutenberg.org
Transcription/Markup: Andy Carloff
Online Source: RevoltLib.com; 2021

Leo Tolstoy

[1] Peasants attached to the household, and not to the soil.

[2] Russian cart, consisting of a flat frame-work of bark, between four wheels.

[3] This expression, peculiar to Russia, corresponds to what in Catholic countries is called: Making a preparatory retreat.

[4] In the Greek Church the staroste acts as church-warden, collector of alms, etc.

[5] Screen, upon which are the images.

[6] Strong Russian phrase, to express great poverty.

[7] Justice of the peace, of the district.

[8] Diminutive of Nicolas.

[9] Yvan.