“Princess was confused and moved languidly home. Free, but taking its toll, performance waited for her at home.”
“Late-blooming Flowers” by Anton Chekhov
The hero of the short story is not the princess of splendor and glory. She represents impoverished aristocracy. But it is not significant in our issue. Various people may show us unsolicited spectacles. Those who organize such shows, are indifferent to our hearts.