- However, the old master's preferences were really a little...
- They were not special, but a little too elegant. The old man did not like to smoke nor did he like good wine. His hobby was to play Gugin, chess, books, and painting. He also liked to collect antiques, calligraphy, and painting. These were difficult.
- Even Judith persuaded Anastasia, "Just let go of his preferences. Why don't you just offer him a high price, why would he not give up on the land?"