He [Pierre Bezuhov] got into bad company, Prince Vasili's son, this Pierre and a certain young man named Dolohov, they say... And two of them have had to suffer for it - Dolohov has been reduced to the ranks, and Bezuhov's son sent back to Moscow. Anatole Kuragin's part in the affair his father managed to hush up, but even so he has been ordered out of Petersburg. ...The three of them somehow got hold of a bear, took the bear in a carriage with them and set off to visit some actresses. The police hurried to interfere, and they seized a police officer, tied him back to back to the bear and then threw the bear into the Moyka. And there was the bear swimming about with the policeman on his back!
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