This time Polenka was undressing her little brother, who had been unwell all day and was going to bed.
You wouldn't believe, you can't imagine, Polenka," she said, walking about the room, "what a happy luxurious life we had in my papa's house and how this drunkard has brought me, and will bring you all, to ruin
Little Lida screamed, rushed to Polenka and clutched at her, trembling all over.
At that moment Polenka forced her way through the crowd at the door.
when sister Sonia was sending me, mamma came up, too, and said 'Run fast, Polenka.
I love her more than anyone," Polenka answered with a peculiar earnestness, and her smile became graver.
Yesterday, Paul Scallan, successful on Genghis Khan at The Curragh on Friday night, brought Kaldan Khan, trained by O'Brien for his wife, Anne Marie, with a well-timed challenge to beat Polenka
by half a length in the 10-furlong handicap.
Pat Hughes, one of the select band of Irish trainers to have saddled a winner at the Cheltenham Festival and at Royal Ascot, had good reason to smile after Polenka
had put in a storming late run to win the amateur riders' handicap, writes Tony O'Hehir.