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attempts to make a fortune by buying up land-lords’ titles to dead serfs in order to mortgage them for capital. [Russ. Lit.: Gogol Dead Souls]
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In Chapter III of the second part, the protagonist Tchitchikov
encounters the amiable glutton Pyetukh, who relishes the abundant provisions of his own table (139-61).