Leo Tolstoy quote about flower from Anna Karenina (1877) - He looked at her as a man looks at a faded flower he has gathered, with difficulty recognizing in it the beauty for which he picked and ruined it.
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Quotes by Leo Tolstoy · Quotes from Anna Karenina · Quotes about flower · Quotes about beauty · Quotes about look

He looked at her as a man looks at a faded flower he has gathered, with difficulty recognizing in it the beauty for which he picked and ruined it.

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1877
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Translated by Constance Garnett
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Leo Tolstoy quote about flower from Anna Karenina (1877) - He looked at her as a man looks at a faded flower he has gathered, with difficulty recognizing in it the beauty for which he picked and ruined it.
Leo Tolstoy quote about flower from Anna Karenina (1877) - He looked at her as a man looks at a faded flower he has gathered, with difficulty recognizing in it the beauty for which he picked and ruined it.
Leo Tolstoy quote about flower from Anna Karenina (1877) - He looked at her as a man looks at a faded flower he has gathered, with difficulty recognizing in it the beauty for which he picked and ruined it.
Leo Tolstoy quote about flower from Anna Karenina (1877) - He looked at her as a man looks at a faded flower he has gathered, with difficulty recognizing in it the beauty for which he picked and ruined it.