The Idiot Part 1 Chapter 3 Page 10

constituted, I should think, that there must be very little in common between us. Not that I will ever believe there is nothing in common between any two people, as some declare is the case. I am sure people make a great mistake in sorting each other into groups, by appearances; but I am boring you, I see, you — ”

“Just two words: have you any means at all? Or perhaps you may be intending to undertake some sort of employment? Excuse my questioning you, but — ”

“Oh, my dear sir, I esteem and understand your kindness in putting the question.

No; at present I have no means whatever, and no employment either, but I hope to find some. I was living on other people abroad. Schneider, the