The Idiot Part 1 Chapter 1 Page 23

property, a director of companies, and so on, and a great friend of General Epanchin, who is interested in the same matters as he is.”

“My eyes!” said Rogojin, really surprised at last. “The devil take the fellow, how does he know that?”

“Why, he knows everything — Lebedeff knows everything! I was a month or two with Lihachof after his father died, your excellency, and while he was knocking about — he’s in the debtor’s prison now — I was with him, and he couldn’t do a thing without Lebedeff; and I got to know Nastasia Philipovna and several people at that time.”

“Nastasia Philipovna? Why, you don’t mean to say that she and Lihachof