1865, after many hardships and privations, we located the most remarkable gold-bearing quartz vein that our wildest dreams had ever pictured
I won't let you kill him," he concluded, as his half-wrecked mentality pictured
anew the pleasure that money would buy in London--money that he could not hope to possess without some such windfall as the ape represented.
With despair I pictured
to myself how coldly and disdainfully that "scoundrel" Zverkov would meet me; with what dull-witted, invincible contempt the blockhead Trudolyubov would look at me; with what impudent rudeness the insect Ferfitchkin would snigger at me in order to curry favour with Zverkov; how completely Simonov would take it all in, and how he would despise me for the abjectness of my vanity and lack of spirit--and, worst of all, how paltry, unliterary, commonplace it would all be.
At the centre window, the one hung with white damask with a red cross, was a blue domino, beneath which Franz's imagination easily pictured
the beautiful Greek of the Argentina.