But all the same that night Natasha, now agitated and now frightened, lay a long time in her mother's bed gazing straight before her.
She told her how he had complimented her, how he told her he was going abroad, asked her where they were going to spend the summer, and then how he had asked her about Boris.
"But such a... such a... never happened to me before!" she said.
"Only I feel afraid in his presence.

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