How Much Land Does a Man Need?

by

Leo Tolstoy

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A local peasant and one of only three named characters in the story. When Pakhom discovers that someone has stolen the trees from his land, he is convinced, without proof, that Semyon is the culprit. Pakhom’s case against Semyon is quickly dismissed by the District Court due to lack of evidence.
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Chapter 3
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...that many of his trees have been cut down and stolen. He is convinced that Semyon, a local peasant, is responsible. Pakhom accuses Semyon without proof, and the magistrates quickly dismiss... (full context)