Voltaire: Arrival of Candide and his valet in the land of Eldorado, and what they saw there

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

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Voltaire: What happened to the two travelers with two daughters, two monkeys, and the wild ones named Mumps

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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Voltaire: How Candide killed his dear Cunegonde’s brother

“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

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Painting

 (French Romantic art, Liberty Leading the People, Delacroix, 1830) Painting is a branch of plastic arts that represents a possible reality in two-dimensional artistic images created with the colors applied on a surface (cloth, paper, wood, glass, etc.). The goal … Read More

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Constantin Netscher – The Little Princess

On the terrace of a majestic park, in the style of that of Versailles, with fountains, balustrades, marble staircases, marine divinities, a very graceful young princess is represented. An abundant blonde hair frames her pretty face. Joufflue, plump, of well-drawn … Read More

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Voltaire: How Candide and Cacambo were received by the Jesuits of Paraguay

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

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