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opera
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Anna Karenina
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  • But come after the opera.
  • "Excuse me," he added, taking an opera glass out of her hand, and proceeding to scrutinize, over her bare shoulder, the row of boxes facing them.
  • From the opera bouffe.
  • I know it’s disgraceful, but I go to sleep at the opera, and I sit out the opera bouffe to the last minute, and enjoy it.
  • I know it’s disgraceful, but I go to sleep at the opera, and I sit out the opera bouffe to the last minute, and enjoy it.
  • "And we should all go to see them if it were accepted as the correct thing, like the opera," chimed in Princess Myakaya.
  • Every eye, every opera glass, was turned on the brightly colored group of riders at the moment they were in line to start.
  • Anna said nothing, and keeping her opera glass up, gazed always at the same spot.
  • She laid down the opera glass, and would have moved away, but at that moment an officer galloped up and made some announcement to the Tsar.
  • Without answering her husband, Anna lifted her opera glass and gazed towards the place where Vronsky had fallen; but it was so far off, and there was such a crowd of people about it, that she could make out nothing.
  • Vronsky saw him without looking round get into the carriage, pick up the rug and the opera-glass at the window and disappear.
  • Chapter 4 Alexey Alexandrovitch, after meeting Vronsky on his own steps, drove, as he had intended, to the Italian opera.
  • "Yes, it was like going back home when I put on a black coat," answered Vronsky, smiling and slowly taking out his opera glass.
  • Vronsky, listening with one ear, moved his opera glass from the stalls and scanned the boxes.
  • Were you at the opera yesterday?
  • The colonel too talked of the opera, and about culture.
  • When they got up from dinner and Tushkevitch had gone to get a box at the opera, Yashvin went to smoke, and Vronsky went down with him to his own rooms.
  • When Vronsky turned the opera glass again in that direction, he noticed that Princess Varvara was particularly red, and kept laughing unnaturally and looking round at the next box.
  • Near a lady in a turban and a bald old man, who seemed to wave angrily in the moving opera glass, Vronsky suddenly caught sight of Anna’s head, proud, strikingly beautiful, and smiling in the frame of lace.
  • "Please don’t talk to me about the opera; you know nothing about music.
  • But the position of a man pursuing a married woman, and, regardless of everything, staking his life on drawing her into adultery, has something fine and grand about it, and can never be ridiculous; and so it was with a proud and gay smile under his mustaches that he lowered the opera glass and looked at his cousin.

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  • She is a popular opera singer.
  • We’re going to the opera this evening.

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