On his way he had been joined by large bodies of the Kirghis and Bashkir nomads.
This Bashkir, however, was not in rags; he was elegantly attired.
The atmosphere for half a hundred feet around a middle-aged Bashkir has no parallel in any sensation known to the human nostril.
The Bashkir crossed the threshold with difficulty, for his feet were shackled.
But the Bashkir looked at him with the same expression and without answering a word.
The detachments are usually guarded by Kosaks of the Ural, and by a company of Bashkir militia.
A princely Bashkir drew us to his booth, first by his beauty and then by his noble manners.
The old Bashkir was silent, and looked at the Commandant with an air of complete imbecility.
Ignatius went for the Bashkir, and a few minutes later he was brought to the waiting-room.
The cruel Bashkir was affected by the same misery, and manifested the same symptoms of his misery, as the wretched Kalmuck.