"And how do you know that he left two million and a half of roubles?" asked Rogojin, disdainfully, and no deigning so much as to look at the other.
Such were her words—very likely she did not give her real reason for this eccentric conduct; but, at all events, that was all the explanation she deigned to offer.
"That has been seen already," continued Lebedeff, not deigning to notice the interruption.
But Mrs. Epanchin would not deign to look at Lebedeff.
Then as if vexed that he could not ever express what he really meant, he said irritably, in a loud voice: "Excellency, I have the honour of inviting you to my funeral; that is, if you will deign to honour it with your presence.