The adventures of a red ant: VI. Resort – The Treasury

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If you asked me about my days, I would say that I let them pass in the middle of the most charming races in the woods, the moor and the surroundings. My slaves worked perfectly: our larvae were well cared, … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: V. DEATH OF MY BROTHER – I SAVE MYSELF

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For a few days our slaves, digging deep in the cellars of our anthill to enlarge them, had encountered a pile of bizarre matters. It was like a mass of thick tissue; if it had been made of silk, wool … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: IV. The cows of mother Anille

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So we like sugar, the confession is made! But our young students love him as much and more than us! It must be filled! In the absence of sugar, they need – this is more respectable – sweet and sweeten … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: Interior details

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Alas! Alas! I realize that I drive from stranger to stranger and that, after explaining who we are, we, one of the great nations among the ants, I must now explain what is an expedition of cows. This explanation is … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: The architecture – The corrosive rain

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But it’s time, I think, to talk a little about myself. I am tall, I am strong, I am brave, I am beautiful! My limbs, elegantly and firmly attached, have the firmness of steel, of which they borrow the golden … Read More

Towards happiness, by Octave Mirbeau

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… My wife is pretty divinely: never more admirable eyes illuminated with more beauty a more delicious face; she is inexhaustibly good… I love her, she loves me; just six months ago today we were married. Only six months, is … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: I. A raid of slaves

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“It’s time to go! Taratantara!! …” “Alert! Taratantara!!!” The anthill is covered with soldiers brandishing in the sun their bright, sharp mandibles. It is an indescribable back and forth … What a beautiful melee! … What a beautiful start! Long … Read More

The Locket

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“Come on, Vlad, get your backpack to go, it will rain in about an hour and it’s not it’s not good to catch us here. “I’m not going until I find the locket, I told you! Go away, I will … Read More

Voltaire: Candide – Conclusion

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Candide, in the depths of his heart, had no desire to marry Cunegonde; but the extreme impertinence of the baron determined him to conclude the marriage; and Cunegonde pressed him so hard that he could not withdraw from it. He … Read More

The retirement

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Thomas. That’s how everyone knew him. If you had asked any of his acquaintances which is his family name, he would have thought a little, and then he would have shrugged, powerless. In the old days, when he was young, … Read More

Voltaire: How Candide found Cunegonde and the old woman

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While Candide, the Baron, Pangloss, Martin, and Cacambo, recounted their adventures, they reasoned about the contingent or non-contingent events of this universe, which they disputed about the effects and the causes, about the moral evil and about the physical evil, … Read More

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

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