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There is a story line, but beneath it, Father Sergius struggles to find peace and, if not happiness, then at least contentment. But he is always disillusioned and ultimately unsatisfied. Only in the end does he find his way by letting go of what he struggled to attain all his life, . to be better than everyone else in whatever he did, and settle for the mundane. This is a Librivox recording.
Father Sergius" (Russian: Отец Сергий, translit. Otets Sergiy) is a short story written by Leo Tolstoy between 1890 and 1898 and first published (posthumously) in 1911. The story begins with the childhood and exceptional and accomplished youth of Prince Stepan Kasatsky. The young man is destined for great things
Father Sergiusis a short story written by Leo Tolstoy between 1890 and 1898 and first published (posthumously) in 1911. The young man is destined for great things. He discovers on the eve of his wedding that his fiancée Countess Mary Korotkova has had an affair with his beloved Tsar Nicholas I. The blow to his pride is massive, and he retreats to the arms of Russian Orthodoxy and becomes a monk. Many years of humility and doubt follow. Listen To Streaming Audio. 01 - Section 01. 02 - Section 02. Download.
Prince Stepan Kasatsky experiences a disappointment with his fiancé and decides to become a monk! There is a story line, but beneath it, Father Sergius struggles to find peace and, if not happiness, then at least contentment.
Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. Then the sacristan, Father Nicodemus - also a great stumbling-block to Sergius who involuntarily reproached him for flattering and fawning on the Abbot - approached him and, bowing low, requested his presence behind the holy gates. Father Sergius straightened his mantle, put on his biretta, and went circumspectly through the crowd. Lise, regarde a droite, c’est lui!’ he heard a woman’s voice say. ‘Ou, ou?
Father Sergius by Leo Tolstoy. Navigate: Table of Contents. Previous: Chapter V. Home. When Praskovya Mikhaylovna returned, Sergius was sitting in the little room waiting for her. He did not come out for dinner, but had some soup and gruel which Lukerya brought him. 'How is it that you have come back earlier than you said?' asked Sergius. Can I speak to you now?' 'How is it that I have the happiness to receive such a guest? I have missed one of my lessons.
father sergius by leo tolstoy. i in petersburg in the eighteen-forties a surprising event occurred. condemn him. and in the second year of his residence at the new monastery that ill-feeling broke out. the vigil service was being performed in the large church on the eve of the feast of the intercession of the blessed virgin, and there were many visitors. the abbot himself was conducting the service. father sergius was standing in his usual place and.
2 5 Author: Leo Tolstoy. In Petersburg in the eighteen-forties a surprising event occurred. An officer of the Cuirassier Life Guards, a handsome prince who everyone predicted would become aide-decamp to the Emperor Nicholas I and have a brilliant career, left the service, broke off his engagement to a beautiful maid of honour, a favourite of the Empress’s, gave his small estate to his sister, and retired to a monastery to become a monk. Read and listen to as many books as you like! Download books offline, listen to several books simultaneously, switch to kids mode, or try out a book that you never thought you would. Discover the best book experience you'd ever have.