Here are some more quotes from the Simmons biography. pp. 26-27 “Up to the age of nine Lyovochka’s formal education was neither systematic nor thorough. His own inclination, however, and the example of his elders over this period, unquestionably encouraged that informal but valuable kind of instruction obtained from reading good books. There is no… Continue reading Tolstoy Journal, February 18, 2017, “The incessant worm of perfectibility.”
Cutting pages in Volume III, for me a tactile pleasure as well as just fun to know no one has read these two pages I am slicing (gently) apart.