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

Voltaire: What happened to them in Surinam, and how Candide got to know Martin
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The first day of our two travelers was quite pleasant. They were encouraged by the idea of ​​seeing themselves possessed of more treasures than Asia, Europe, and Africa could not gather. Candide, transported, wrote the name of Cunegonde on the … Read More

A new life (7)
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When the talent or self-mastery of two players differs a lot, the heads up poker (two players) is no longer a game, it’s a slaughter. Or, it soon turned out that George had neither the talent nor the self-control necessary … Read More

Voltaire, Candide: What they saw in the land of Eldorado
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Cacambo testified to his guest all his curiosity; the host said to him: “I am very ignorant, and I am well pleased with it; but here we have an old man removed from the court, who is the most learned … Read More

Voltaire: Arrival of Candide and his valet in the land of Eldorado, and what they saw there
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When they were at the borders of the Mumps: “You see,” said Cacambo to Candide, “that this hemisphere is no better than the other; believe me, let us return to Europe by the shortest route.“ “How to return,“ said Candide; … Read More

Voltaire: What happened to the two travelers with two daughters, two monkeys, and the wild ones named Mumps
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Candide and his servant were beyond the barriers, and no one yet knew in the camp the death of the German Jesuit. The vigilant Cacambo had taken care to fill his suitcase with bread, chocolate, ham, fruit, and some measurements … Read More

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