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The Death of Ivan Ilych
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The Death of Ivan Ilych
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  • And banishing all doubts he would go to the law courts, enter into conversation with his colleagues, and sit carelessly as was his wont, scanning the crowd with a thoughtful look and leaning both his emaciated arms on the arms of his oak chair; bending over as usual to a colleague and drawing his papers nearer he would interchange whispers with him, and then suddenly raising his eyes and sitting erect would pronounce certain words and open the proceedings.
  • It was a different kind of quarrel and a different kind of morocco that time when we tore father’s portfolio and were punished, and mamma brought us some tarts…… " And again his thoughts dwelt on his childhood, and again it was painful and he tried to banish them and fix his mind on something else.

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  • He was banished from his own country.
  • I tried to banish the thought from my mind.

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