the_dimka (the_dimka) wrote,

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when are they going to start living?

"Moscow. A month has gone by, the hardest month of my life. The move to Moscow. Everybody is settling down. But when are they going to start living? Everything they do is done not in order to live, but because somebody else it doing it. Pool wretches! And there is no life here!

Stench, stone, opulence, poverty, debauchery. The robbers have banded together and despoiled the people, assembled an army, elected judges to sanction their orgies, and now they feasting. There is nothing left for the people to do but to take advantage of other men's passions, to get back what has been stolen from them…"

Lyov Tolstoy. Diary, October 5, 1881

"Москва. Прошел месяц — самый мучительный в моей жизни. Переезд в Москву. Всё устраиваются. Когда же начнут жить? Все не для того, чтобы жить, а для того, что так люди. Несчастные! И нет жизни.

Вонь, камни, роскошь, нищета. Разврат. Собрались злодеи, ограбившие народ, набрали солдат, судей, чтобы оберегать их оргию, и пируют. Народу больше нечего делать, как, пользуясь страстями этих людей, выманивать у них назад награбленное…"

Лёв Толстой. Запись в дневнике от 5 октября 1881 года
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