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With his sister Glafira, too, who was twelve years his senior, he did not at all agree.
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This Glafira was a strange being.
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So long as the Princess Kubensky kept him with her, Glafira had hoped to obtain at least half of her father's property; and in her avarice, as well as in other points, she resembled her grandmother.
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Besides this, Glafira was jealous of her brother.
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After Marfa Timofeevna had left her-who had conceived a perfect hatred for Glafira, and had quarrelled with her three times in the course of a single day-the poor woman at first found her position difficult and painful.
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Even during her mother's lifetime, Glafira had gradually succeeded in getting the entire management of the house into her own hands.
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And Malania, utterly without defence, weak in health, constantly a prey to trouble and alarm-how could she have striven against the proud and strong-willed Glafira?
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Not a day passed without Glafira reminding her of her former position, and praising her for not forgetting herself.
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Like the rest, her husband thought that it was decidedly most expedient to confide Fedia's education to Glafira.
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With her usual silent humility, she gazed at Glafira; and as Anna Pavlovna on her death-bed had kissed the hand of Peter Andreich, so she pressed her lips to Glafira's hand, as she confided to Glafira's care her only child.
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In the winter of 1819, he died peacefully in Moscow, whither he had gone with Glafira and his grandson.
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Besides, according to Glafira's letter, Fedia had finished his twelfth year; and the time had come for taking serious thought about his education.
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In reality, however, the power of Glafira did not diminish; all receipts and expenditures were settled, as before, by her.
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In all that related to house-keeping, and also to the administration of the estate (for with these things too Glafira interfered)-in spite of the intention often expressed by Ivan Petrovich "to breathe new life into the chaos,"-all remained on the old footing.
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Until the return of Ivan Petrovich from abroad, Fedia remained, as we have already said, in the hands of Glafira Petrovna.
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When the time came for teaching him languages and music, Glafira Petrovna hired an old maid for a mere trifle, a Swede, whose eyes looked sideways, like a hare's, who spoke French and German more or less badly, played the piano so so, and pickled cucumbers to perfection.
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He was rather pale, but stout, badly built, and awkward-a regular moujik, to use the expression employed by Glafira Petrovna.
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Glafira again ruled supreme in the house; again did inspectors, overseers[D], and simple peasants begin to go up the back staircase to the rooms occupied by the "old witch"-as she was called by the servants of the house.
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Glafira, who had just snatched the cup of broth from the hands of the major-domo, stopped short, looked her brother in the face, very slowly crossed herself, and went silently away.
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After his father's burial, having confided to the never-changing Glafira Petrovna the administration of his household, and the supervision of his agents, the young Lavretsky set out for Moscow, whither a vague but powerful longing attracted him.
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Examples of Glafira

Example #1
This Glafira was a strange being.
Example #2
He was too proud to have anything to do with them; they feared him.
Example #3
Plain, deformed, meagre-with staring and severe eyes, and with thin, compressed lips-she, in her face and her voice, and in her angular and quick movements, resembled her grandmother, the gipsy Andrei's wife.
Example #4
With his sister Glafira, too, who was twelve years his senior, he did not at all agree.
Example #5
Besides this, Glafira was jealous of her brother.
Example #6
Ivan Petrovich's return home was by no means to her taste.