THE UNKNOWN PEOPLES

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Hello, crowned woods with rest of greenery! Yellowing foliage on scattered lawns! Hello! last beautiful days! The mourning of nature Suitable for my pain and pleases to my looks! (Lamartine.) I was eager to escape the theater of my irreparable … Read More

THE BIRD OF THE GOOD GOD

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From my hole, I had followed this scene, not without a secret satisfaction to see this misadventure melt on a persecutor of the little birds; but this first movement of vengeance passed, I began to think and realized that my … Read More

MY FIRST FRIEND

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Surrounding wheat mature before sapling Was still strong enough To fly and take flight, A thousand different cares the agitated lark Go for pasture, warn his children To always be on the look-out and to be sentinel … (La Fontaine) … Read More

RETURN TO THE COUNTRY – SEE AGAIN THE PORA LAND AND DIE

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Everything has its reverse! Certainly, I lived in the midst of the most beautiful nature that can be seen; but already two months had passed and not without disenchantment. I will never be able to give an exact account of … 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

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 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

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

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