Voltaire: What happened to Candide, Cunegonde, Pangloss, Martin, etc.
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“Excuse me, once more,“ said Candide to the baron; “I beg your pardon, Reverend Father, for having given you a big blow of sword through the body.” “Let’s not talk about it any more,” said the Baron; “I was a … Read More

Voltaire: Travel of Candide to Constantinople
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The faithful Cacambo had already obtained from the Turkish patron who was to take Sultan Achmet back to Constantinople to receive Candide and Martin on board. Both of them went after they prostrated themselves before his miserable highness. Candide, on … Read More

The Rape
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by Nicolae Sfetcu It was a burning heat outside. Michael descended sweaty, but happy, the stairs of the shop He paused on the stairs of the entrance, took off his straw-colored hat, and looked at it once again with satisfaction. … Read More

Voltaire: Of a supper that Candide and Martin made with six foreigners, and who they were
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One evening Candide, followed by Martin, was about to sit down to the table with the strangers who were staying in the same inn, and a man with a face of sooty color approached him from behind, and taking him … Read More

Voltaire: Visit to the Lord Pococurante, Venetian nobleman
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Candide and Martin went in gondola on the Brenta, and reached the palace of the noble Pococurante. The gardens were pretty good, and adorned with beautiful statues of marble; the palace of a beautiful architecture. The master of the house, … Read More

Voltaire: About Paquette, and brother Giroflee
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As soon as he was at Venice, he sent for Cacambo in all the taverns, in all the cafes, and all the girls of joy, and didn‘t find him. He sent every day to the discovery of all the ships … Read More

Voltaire: Candide and Martin go on the coast of England; what they see
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“Ah! Pangloss! Pangloss! Ah! Martin! Martin! Ah! my dear Cunegonde! what is this world?“ said Candide on the Dutch ship. “Something very crazy and very abominable,” replied Martin.” “You know England; is it as crazy as in France?“ “It’s another … Read More

Voltaire: What happened in France to Candide and Martin
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Candide stopped in Bordeaux only as long as it took to sell some pebbles of the Dorado, and to accommodate himself to a good two-seat chair; for he could no longer dispense of his philosopher Martin; he was only very … Read More

Voltaire: Candide and Martin are approaching the coasts of France, and they are reasoning
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At last the coast of France was seen. “Have you ever been to France, Mr. Martin?“ said Candide. “Yes,” said Martin, “I have traveled through several provinces. There are some where half the inhabitants are mad, some are too cunning, … Read More

A New Life (9)
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It was well lit outside. And the neighbors’ dog barked incessantly. He put his head under his pillow, trying to sleep a little longer. In his semi-dream of dawn, he relived a little more attenuated the last night with his … Read More

Voltaire: What happened on the sea to Candide and Martin
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The old scholar, whose name was Martin, embarked for Bordeaux with Candide. Both had seen and suffered much; and when the ship should have sailed from Surinam to Japan by the Cape of Good Hope, they would have had enough … Read More

A New Life (8)
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It had been a week since that memorable poker game that lasted about 48 hours, and Dan had not yet met Helen to see her reaction after what was happening that day. The baccalaureate was approaching, and they were allowed … Read More

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