It’s 2,000 versts to Yekaterinburg.
Oh, my goodness!
About 7,000 to Irkutsk.
And 800 more to Nerchinsk…
I understand your feelings,
But in such matters I’m obliged to
follow the established regulations.
Of course, Your Majesty.
Count Orlov’s seamstress was allowed
to follow her convicted husband
Have you been inspired
by a common woman’s act?
The seamstress was not losing much,
The law cannot deprive a noble woman
of what’s allowed to a commoner.
By insisting on the rights
of commoners, Далее…