Do You Really Like Sincerity?

“Each journalist can scoff, and even Burenin knows how to scorn, but only one Saltykov could openly despise. Two-thirds of the readers didn’t like him, but believe him. Nobody doubted the sincerity of his contempt.”
Letter of Anton Chekhov to A. N. Pleshtcheyev (Luka, May 14, 1889)

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