chapter  XI
The County Seat Horodenka—Fierce Competition
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The difference between the village of Werbiwci and the little town of Horodenka was greater than that between the town of Horodenka and any European capital, for Horodenka already had all the insecurity and drive and hurry and competition of a city, while Werbiwci was a quiet, stable, and peaceful village.