The occasion was the return of the three sisters
from the Committee meeting of the Sacred Concerts' Society.
But when early in the winter of this year Levin came to Moscow, after a year in the country, and saw the Shtcherbatskys, he realized which of the three sisters
he was indeed destined to love.
We were three sisters
. One of us had the good luck to die soon after of the small-pox; a lady was so kind as to take the second out of charity, as she said, to wait upon her.
Miss Adelaide; Miss Caroline; and Miss Julia--this last being the youngest and the best of the three sisters
, in my opinion; and I had opportunities of judging, as you shall presently see.
Passing down a lonely street, the Sultan heard women's voices in loud discussion; and peeping through a crack in the door, he saw three sisters
, sitting on a sofa in a large hall, talking in a very lively and earnest manner.
These houses belonged to three sisters
, all endowed with fairy gifts, and all so alike in mind and person that they wished their houses and garments to be equally alike.
The operator had married the daughter of a dentist who was the youngest of three sisters
. On his marriage day, because of his ability, he was promoted to a position as dispatcher at an increased salary and sent to an office at Columbus, Ohio.
"You know, Catiche, that we- you three sisters
, Mamontov, and my wife- are the count's only direct heirs.
I've managed to save something every year, and that with helping my three sisters
now and then, and tiding poor Cousin Mike over bad seasons.
But it is very foolish to ask questions about any young ladies--about any three sisters
just grown up; for one knows, without being told, exactly what they are: all very accomplished and pleasing, and one very pretty.
"There were once upon a time three sisters
, quite transparent, and very beautiful.
Alexandra now joined in, and it looked as though the three sisters
were going to laugh on for ever.