- About, yes! It - so. Thanks for an explanation... And know, why all of you wrote time to the report: "anti-Soviet article of
Mirlina"? I shouted: "it is not necessary!", Shouted that-pier I do not consider article anti-Soviet, and all of you wrote, wrote,
persistently wrote... And all time dragged from the report in the report "will plant you, Semka!" Know, what for? - I do not
know. So it was necessary. The certain form as I understand...
- No. You do not understand anything. Either you say lies, or they and you have deceived too. It was necessary for them not
to prove antisovetskost Mirlina.
Understand? It we, witnesses, proved that Mirlin - the antiadviser, and itself and a mouth has not opened court about it...
- I do not understand.
- I and itself have taken literally at the last moment. Has late understood. But all the same has understood and beat off as
could... I said that I do not consider article anti-Soviet, and the public prosecutor with such disgust on the person declared to
me: "Yes that you, citizen Krasnogorov, the child, whether that?. Cease-pier, it is a shame to listen to you..." And the judge -
rummaged in reports and declared with pleasure: "As do not consider... Here your words:" Anti-Soviet article of Mirlina was
not pleasant to me... "Your signature costs... Your signature? Look!" Remember, I all demanded from you that you have
deleted "anti-Soviet article"?.
- I deleted! - yes. But, it is visible, not everywhere. Here and there remains...
- The word of honour, I then did not know...
It only has given up as a bad job and has started talking about other - again about youth and that the one who will manage
to make its - to lift to the level will win or, maybe, to fall to its level, remained thus by itself... It already was on approaches to
the theory of elite. "The elite is those who goes with me. All other - ljumpeny or complete fools".
We have spoken hour two, have drunk all vodka, and it suddenly zasobiralsja somewhere ("... I am sorry... Has absolutely
forgotten..."), and I had to leave.
We saw it still few times in this first my arrival, but all somehow hastily, in a hurry - is quite benevolent, affable, but without any
thoroughness. Once, in my opinion, he even intended as though to invite me with itself(himself) in the company (it liked my
stories about Africa), but, probably, has changed mind, has not invited...
I managed to keep and even, perhaps, to strengthen our friendly relations, we became closer, almost "on you", but I new
have not learnt anything about it, and new it and has not pleased me with anything.
Once I have chosen time when it it was not exact at home, and have come, specially to talk to the neigbour. We have
stayed kind an hour and a half at them in a hall, on an ancient chest, and she told to me all about it that she would like to tell.
(I never hired her though such thought and came to few times to me mind. What for? Recruitment, certainly, has the pluses,
but also the minuses it too has. I, personally, always preferred the garrulous interlocutor to the most diligent informant working
Yes, he drank. Especially about two years ago. Not right after death of the wife, and after almost whole year when there
were at it any else troubles, the court any where it dragged the witness, and can be, and still something: it suddenly began to
vanish at the nights, came back with a dawn, grown thin, eyes - terrible, and at once - in a bathroom, rastopljal there a
column and long sat in hot water, very quietly, and then suddenly sighed - with groan, on all house, it from these groans with
fear, happened, and will be stupefied. Here then it also began to have a drink. At first it is not strong, humanly, as all.
Became bright these minutes, itself to it sometimes even started talking, joked, invited tjapnut a liqueur glass. Then - all more
abruptly, to a disgrace, to full unconsciousness, fell even sometimes, once in a bathroom has fallen - all person in blood has
seated, and has come to an end that somehow left from itself in the morning, being on the last legs, and it was tumbled down
in the middle of kitchen, as a log and so all the day long and has lain. Heavy, swelled up, to it was it neither to shift, nor to
turn, so through it all the day long and walked with the lame foot. And - all. Since has fastened. Drank, of course, pomalu, -
all drink, - but no disgraces any more existing......