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

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

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

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

The Romanian-Romanian War
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He arrived earlier at the office. At the entrance to the building, the guard stepped on the stairs, wrapped in a thin stripe, his hat pulled over his eyes. He hit him lightly with the leg, and the guard jumped … Read More

Voltaire: How Candide killed his dear Cunegonde’s brother
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“I shall have my whole life in memory the horrible day when I saw my father and mother killed, and my sister raped. When the Bulgarians were retired, the adorable sister was not found, and my mother, my father, and … Read More

Voltaire: How Candide and Cacambo were received by the Jesuits of Paraguay
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Candide had brought from Cadiz a valet such as is found on the coasts of Spain and in the colonies. It was a quarter of a Spaniard, born of a half-breed in the Tucuman; he had been a choir boy, … Read More

Global warming
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“Brrr!” John was surprised by the sudden halt of the horses. He was about to fall in his nose. “What are you doing, man? What’s wrong?” Without a word, Ion jumped out of his wagon and ran into the vineyard. … Read More

Voltaire: How Candide was forced to separate from the beautiful Cunegonde and the old woman
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The beautiful Cunegonde, having heard the story of the old woman, gave her all the politeness that was due to a person of her rank and merit. She accepted the proposal; she invited all the passengers, one after the other, … Read More

Candide, by Voltaire: Continuation of the misfortunes of the old woman
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Astonished and delighted to hear the language of my country, and no less surprised at the words uttered by this man, I replied that there were greater misfortunes than that of which he complained; I informed him in a few … Read More

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