We saw it still few times in this first my arrival, but all somehow hastily, in a hurry - is quite benevolent, affable, but without any
thoroughness. Once, in my opinion, he even intended as though to invite me with itself(himself) in the company (it liked my
stories about Africa), but, probably, has changed mind, has not invited...
I managed to keep and even, perhaps, to strengthen our friendly relations, we became closer, almost "on you", but I new
have not learnt anything about it, and new it and has not pleased me with anything.
Once I have chosen time when it it was not exact at home, and have come, specially to talk to the neigbour. We have
stayed kind an hour and a half at them in a hall, on an ancient chest, and she told to me all about it that she would like to tell.
(I never hired her though such thought and came to few times to me mind. What for? Recruitment, certainly, has the pluses,
but also the minuses it too has. I, personally, always preferred the garrulous interlocutor to the most diligent informant working
Yes, he drank. Especially about two years ago. Not right after death of the wife, and after almost whole year when there
were at it any else troubles, the court any where it dragged the witness, and can be, and still something: it suddenly began to
vanish at the nights, came back with a dawn, grown thin, eyes - terrible, and at once - in a bathroom, rastopljal there a
column and long sat in hot water, very quietly, and then suddenly sighed - with groan, on all house, it from these groans with
fear, happened, and will be stupefied. Here then it also began to have a drink. At first it is not strong, humanly, as all.
Became bright these minutes, itself to it sometimes even started talking, joked, invited tjapnut a liqueur glass. Then - all more
abruptly, to a disgrace, to full unconsciousness, fell even sometimes, once in a bathroom has fallen - all person in blood has
seated, and has come to an end that somehow left from itself in the morning, being on the last legs, and it was tumbled down
in the middle of kitchen, as a log and so all the day long and has lain. Heavy, swelled up, to it was it neither to shift, nor to
turn, so through it all the day long and walked with the lame foot. And - all. Since has fastened. Drank, of course, pomalu, -
all drink, - but no disgraces any more existing......
Yes, women at it happened. But all - different. And it is short. Will come time three, it is a lot of - four, and - vanishes. And in
couple of weeks - new. He from them loved nobody. And one even has expelled - with scandal, with shouts, almost
Friends - as! - go. Both Victor Grigorevich, and Zhenechka often happens, - curly, the handsome man fantastic, tender
always such, affable, will necessarily greet, and sometimes in addition the floret will present... And the wife at it nice,
Tanechka... And its Jew this, big-nosed, somewhere zapropal, I do not know, has left, probably, in IzraIl... And still sometimes
goes such small, shibzdik such belesovatyj, poganochka such tonkonogaja, too very polite and very much likes to talk: how
are you, yes that at you it is audible, Tamara Martjanovna... I do not love it, it any all through false, I do not trust it. But it,
thank God, seldom happens - once a quarter, is not more often in any way...
I have understood not at once that it are Vedmak. But has then guessed. Small.
Belesovatyj. poganochka. It. (It is not clear only how he of usual favorable impression on our Martjanovnu has not managed
to make it? Strange even. It would seem, what it should such fascinate and charm the woman here? Yes, it is visible, even
the wisest of us can make a mistake...) it Worked now in other department and even in other Management. I began to
search for it and have found. Not without effort. It has replaced the address, has moved to that house where a Dear
Companion the Chief earlier lived, has received there magnificent apartment, ceilings - three-twenty, not that that former "a
residence permit place", and in general became already the major, even, perhaps, has got fat slightly and has become the