The croquet party to which the Princess Tverskaya had invited Anna was to consist of two ladies and their adorers. Sundays Are For The Birds Eagle shirt. These two ladies were the chief representatives of a select new Petersburg circle, nicknamed, in imitation of some imitation, les sept merveilles du monde.
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These ladies belonged to a circle which, though of the highest society, was utterly hostile to that in which Anna moved. Moreover, Stremov, one of the most influential people in Petersburg, and the elderly admirer of Liza Merkalova, was Alexey Alexandrovitch’s enemy in the political world. From all these considerations Anna had not meant to go, and the hints in Princess Tverskaya’s note referred to her refusal. But now Anna was eager to go, in the hope of seeing Vronsky. Sundays Are For The Birds Eagle shirt. Anna arrived at Princess Tverskaya’s earlier than the other guests. At the same moment as she entered, Vronsky’s footman, with side- whiskers combed out like a Kammerjunker, went in too.
He stopped at the door, and, taking off his cap, let her pass. Anna recognized him, and only then recalled that Vronsky had told her the day before that he would not come. Most likely he was sending a note to say so. As she took off her outer garment in the hall, she heard the footman, pronouncing his “r’s” even like a Kammerjunker, say, “From the count for the princess,” and hand the note.