"We were rather surprised ourselves," Yurt said complacently.
Around the yurt gathered women and children, dogs and calves.
Round the walls of the yurt were ranged one or two tables and chests of drawers.
Why should it have, when I already knew Yurt so well—considered him, in fact, one of my closest friends?
Yurt, after two years of living with us, still couldn't understand why we found this confusing.
Nor does the Mongol till the soil; nothing is found growing near his yurt.