Notes From The Underground By Fyodor Dostoyevsky PDF

Download Notes From The Underground By Fyodor Dostoyevsky PDF book free online – From Notes From The Underground By Fyodor Dostoyevsky PDF: My servant is an old countrywoman, ill-natured from stupidity, and, moreover, there is always a nasty smell about her.

I am told that the Petersburg climate is bad for me, and that with my small means it is very expensive to live in Petersburg. I know all that better than all these sage and experienced counselors and monitors. … But I am remaining in Petersburg; I am not going away from Petersburg! I am not going away because … ech! Why, it is absolutely no matter whether I am going away or not going away.

But what can a decent man speak of with most pleasure?

Answer: Of himself.

Well, so I will talk about myself.

II

I want now to tell you, gentlemen, whether you care to hear it or not, why I could not even become an insect. I tell you solemnly, that I have many times tried to become an insect. But I was not equal even to that. I swear, gentlemen, that to be too conscious is an illness–a real thorough-going illness.

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