1 He is in a very bad humor, very morose.
2 Ah, dear friend," replied Princess Mary, "I have asked you never to warn me of the humor my father is in.
3 Napoleon did not smile, though he was evidently in high good humor, and he ordered these words to be repeated.
4 But the latter's good-natured naivete was so boundless that sometimes even he involuntarily yielded to Nicholas' good humor.
5 "Just so, just so," repeated the countess, and shaking all over, she went off into a good humored, unexpected, elderly laugh.
6 The little princess was not unwell, but had such an overpowering fear of the prince that, hearing he was in a bad humor, she had decided not to appear.
7 It seemed that in this company the insignificance of those people was so definitely accepted that the only possible attitude toward them was one of good humored ridicule.
8 Rostov had been out of humor from the moment he noticed the look of dissatisfaction on Boris' face, and as always happens to those in a bad humor, it seemed to him that everyone regarded him with aversion and that he was in everybody's way.
9 Before dinner, Princess Mary and Mademoiselle Bourienne, who knew that the prince was in a bad humor, stood awaiting him; Mademoiselle Bourienne with a radiant face that said: "I know nothing, I am the same as usual," and Princess Mary pale, frightened, and with downcast eyes.
10 Boris on the contrary at once found his footing, and related quietly and humorously how he had known that doll Mimi when she was still quite a young lady, before her nose was broken; how she had aged during the five years he had known her, and how her head had cracked right across the skull.