"Then who can have latched the door?" retorted Nastasya.
In fact I have not peeped into the retort in which all this takes place.
But this retort did not benefit Pyotr Petrovitch.
"Ach, Sonia!" he cried irritably and seemed about to make some retort, but was contemptuously silent.
Though Katerina Ivanovna smiled, she observed at once that Amalia Ivanovna ought not to tell anecdotes in Russian; the latter was still more offended, and she retorted that her (Vater aus Berlin was a very important man, and always went with his hands in pockets.
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She wanted to retort that he that he sounded more foolish than he looked, but she made herself count to ten and thought better of it.