They watered it regularly, and the pea set to work and grew higher than the izba.
He unharnessed his horse and put everything in its place, and then went into the izba (room), but found no one there.
He thought, "It is useless to waste money and labour on an izba, when the roving Tatars will carry it off in any case."
The Evil one strove and strove, but nothing came of it, the izba still remained pitch dark.
Round her came swarming countless devils, the izba was full of them!