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Candide, or, Optimism
Candide, or, Optimism
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Candide, pure and sincere young man growing up in impoverished beggar castle, but vain Westphalian baron, together with his son and daughter. Their tutor, Dr. Pangloss, the philosopher, metaphysician, homegrown, and taught the children that they live in the best of all worlds, where everything has a cause and effect, and the events tend to a happy end. Misfortunes of Candida and his incredible journey begins when he was expelled from the castle of Baron's passion for the beautiful daughter of Kunigunda. To keep from starving, Candide recruited in the Bulgarian army, where he was flogged to death. He barely escapes death in a terrible battle and flees to Holland. There he meets his teacher of philosophy, dying of syphilis. He was treated for charity, and he sends Candide terrible news about the extermination of the family of Baron Bulgarians. Candide was first questioned the optimistic philosophy of his teacher, his experiences are so shocking and terrible news. Friends sail to Portugal, and as soon as they step ashore, starts a terrible earthquake. Wounded, they fall into the hands of the Inquisition for preaching about the necessity of free will for man and the philosopher must be burned at the stake, so it helped subdue an earthquake. Candide whipped with rods and thrown to die in the street. A strange old woman picks it up, nursed, and invites you to a magnificent palace, where he meets the love Kunigunda. It turned out that she miraculously survived and was sold Bul
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