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