Prince S. paused, as though unwilling to continue talking about Nastasia Philipovna.
“Then at all events he knows her!” remarked the prince, after a moment’s silence.
“Oh, that may be. He may have known her some time ago — two or three years, at least. He used to know Totski. But it is impossible that there should be any intimacy between them. She has not even been in the place — many people don’t even know that she has returned from Moscow! I have only observed her carriage about for the last three days or so.”
“It’s a lovely carriage,” said Adelaida.
“Yes, it was a beautiful turn-out, certainly!”