ST. JOHN’S EVE by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

ST. JOHN’S EVE A STORY TOLD BY THE SACRISTAN OF THE DIKANKA CHURCH Thoma Grigroovitch had one very strange eccentricity: to the day of his death he never liked to tell the same thing twice. There were times when, if you asked him to relate a thing afresh, he would interpolate new matter, or alter…