align="center">精品文摘：about love 关于爱情（五）
"there is a that if a peasant woman has no troubles she will buy a pig. the luganovitchs had no troubles, so they made friends with me. if i did not come to the town i must be ill or something must have happened to me, and both of them were extremely anxious. they were worried that i, an educated man with a knowledge of languages, should, instead of devoting myself to science or literary work, live in the country, rush round like a squirrel in a rage, work hard with never a penny to show for it. they fancied that i was unhappy, and that i only talked, laughed, and ate to conceal my sufferings, and even at cheerful moments when i felt happy i was aware of their searching eyes fixed upon me. they were particularly when i really was , when i was being worried by some or had not money enough to pay interest on the proper day. the two of them, husband and wife, would whisper together at the window; then he would come to me and say with a grave face:" 'if you really are in need of money at the moment, pavel konstantinovitch, my wife and i beg you not to hesitate to borrow from us.'
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