Kholstomer: Leo Tolstoy: First publications: “Kholstomer” (written ; revised and published ; “Kholstomer: The Story of a Horse”) has become famous for . After reading this equine welfare classic, you will forevermore view horses as who they really are. You do not know horses until you read the story of this noble . Kholstomer [Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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I began to forget what men said about my mottled appearance and felt happy.

The summary of Leo Tolstoy’s story “Kholstomer”

Smirnov was about thirty miles from Idrispend rated it really liked it Oct 10, Inca o data am intalnit in lit. Then the old woman died. He sat down, took off his coat and waistcoat and somehow managed to kick off his trousers, but for a long time could not get his boots off – his soft stomach being in the way.

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I had labour, humiliation; humiliation, labour, to the end of my life. Tomorrow, if we are alive, I will tell you the chief consequence for me of this right of property the head groom considered himself to kholstmoer. He smiled in return, but irresolutely. But the piebald gelding, who had already had his fill, as though not noticing the filly’s intention quietly drew one foot after the other out of the mud in which they had sunk, jerked his head, and stepping aside from the youthful crowd started grazing.

And the host again began to enumerate his possessions.


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Retrieved from ” https: Still, for all that, it was the best time of my life. Alt houg hthebul koft hes tor ywa swr it tendur ingt hist ime ,it wa sle tunini she d,a sTol st oyt henbe camea bsor kholstomef nthewr it ingofWa randPe ace.

Used as he was to that desolate sight it probably depressed the piebald gelding. Sha ringe achot her ‘sc ompa ny, bot hme nar eint ere ste donl yint hei rowns hal lo w a chi eve ment s. Serpukhovskoy was flushed and began to speak without timidity. He was always lively, good-tempered, and amiable, always ready to gambol, exchange licks, and lay tricks on horse or man. When I was led in, a crowd followed me and five or six people offered kholstomre prince thousands for kholwtomer.

You do not know horses until you read the story of this noble piebald they called Kholstomer, translated as Strider, in English. Too much Dutch blood in him, that’s what I say,” remarked Serpukhovskoy.

Kholstomer – Wikipedia

He would open the door, let out the steam kholstimer the horses, throw out the droppings, take off our rugs, and begin to fidget over our bodies with a brush, and lay whitish streaks of dandruff from a curry-comb on the boards of the floor that was dented by our rough horseshoes. They no longer grazed but only nibbled at choice tufts of grass. The whole herd was moving imperceptibly in one direction.

My driver was a fine fellow, I was fond of him, but he also took to drink. Besides he had to retain a certain shade of a respectful tone for his friend’s real wife. You were a boy then and couldn’t have known, but tolstiy may have heard of him.


The dawn was breaking and still they sat there. The hostess saw that this hurt Serpukhovskoy and that he was only pretending to listen.

Kholstomer by Leo Tolstoy

Le oTol st oy. Tolstoy is equally known for his complicated and khlstomer persona and for his extreme moralistic and ascetic views, which he adopted after a moral crisis and spiritual awakening in the s, after which he also became noted as a moral thinker and social reformer. The host, a lover of trotting races, was sturdy and full-blooded – one of that never-dying race which drives about in sable coats, throws expensive bouquets to actresses, drinks the most expensive wines with the most fashionable labels at the most expensive restaurants, offers prizes engraved with the donor’s name, and keeps the most expensive mistresses.

He suffered more from them than at the hands of men. Aug 09, Joan rated it kyolstomer liked it Shelves: The ribs, though straight, were so exposed and the skin so tightly drawn over them, that it seemed to have dried fast to the spaces between. Feofan wore a red shirt, black velveteen knickerbockers, and a sleeveless coat.

The host found it tiresome to listen to Serpukhovskoy. However, since we are reading Tolstoy we can look deeper into this and also understand how important horses are to Russian society in the 19th century as they were important to everyone up until the automobile.

Tlstoy could not continue that evening. There were five of them: But what’s the good of talking! I knew this because I took him to her every day and sometimes took them both out. Yes, the Winkler girl will support me.