Quotation by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Country acquaintances are charming only in the country and only in the summer. In the city in winter they lose half of their appeal.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904), Russian author, playwright. narrator in The Story of Mme. NN, Works, vol. 6, p. 452, "Nauka" (1976).
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