jaw trembling as he felt the decisive moment approaching.
"Why must you?" said the Procureur, lifting his brows with some
"Because I betrayed her and brought her to the condition which
exposed her to this accusation."
"All the same, I cannot see what it has to do with visiting her."
"This: that whether I succeed or not in getting the sentence
changed I want to follow her, and--marry her," said Nekhludoff,
touched to tears by his own conduct, and at the same time pleased