“Yes, he would!” said Rogojin, quietly, but with an air of absolute conviction.
“H’m! and he receives a good salary, I’m told. Well, what should you get but disgrace and misery if you took a wife you hated into your family (for I know very well that you do hate me)?
No, no! I believe now that a man like you would murder anyone for money — sharpen a razor and come up behind his best friend and cut his throat like a sheep — I’ve read of such people. Everyone seems money-mad nowadays. No, no! I may be shameless, but you are far worse. I don’t say a word about that other — ”
“Nastasia Philipovna, is this really you? You, once so refined and delicate