'All right,' said the father obediently.
'Yes, and mind you don't oversleep and forget.'
'I won't,' the father promised.
Their first shared meal after the war - soup with meat - was eaten by the family in silence, with even Petya sitting there calmly; it was as if the father and mother were afraid of destroying, through some chance word, the quiet happiness of a family sitting together.
[The Return, Platonov, A. P.]