1 "Your hanged man mocked the world," said Martin.
2 Our travellers from the other world amused themselves by looking on.
3 He judged that there was not in the whole world a trade which could disgust one more.
4 You'll make a prodigious fortune; if we cannot find our account in one world we shall in another.
5 We are going into another world," said Candide; "and surely it must be there that all is for the best.
6 Indeed, the law of nature teaches us to kill our neighbour, and such is the practice all over the world.
7 It appeared to me a very strange kind of ceremony; but thus one judges of things when one has not seen the world.
8 A parson of the neighborhood came with great meekness to ask for a bill for the other world payable to the bearer.
9 All will be well," replied Candide; "the sea of this new world is already better than our European sea; it is calmer, the winds more regular.
10 Ah, sir," said the man with the ivory baton, "had you committed all the imaginable crimes you would be to me the most honest man in the world.
11 Four soldiers stood opposite to this man; each of them fired three balls at his head, with all the calmness in the world; and the whole assembly went away very well satisfied.
12 The kingdom we now inhabit is the ancient country of the Incas, who quitted it very imprudently to conquer another part of the world, and were at length destroyed by the Spaniards.
13 If we abide here we shall only be upon a footing with the rest, whereas, if we return to our old world, only with twelve sheep laden with the pebbles of El Dorado, we shall be richer than all the kings in Europe.
14 You are in truth very simple," said Martin to him, "if you imagine that a mongrel valet, who has five or six millions in his pocket, will go to the other end of the world to seek your mistress and bring her to you to Venice.
15 As he had great talent, he understood from all that he learnt of Candide that he was a young metaphysician, extremely ignorant of the things of this world, and he accorded him his pardon with a clemency which will bring him praise in all the journals, and throughout all ages.
16 He is so deeply concerned in the affairs of this world," answered Martin, "that he may very well be in me, as well as in everybody else; but I own to you that when I cast an eye on this globe, or rather on this little ball, I cannot help thinking that God has abandoned it to some malignant being.
17 He concluded that after the happiness of being born of Baron of Thunder-ten-Tronckh, the second degree of happiness was to be Miss Cunegonde, the third that of seeing her every day, and the fourth that of hearing Master Pangloss, the greatest philosopher of the whole province, and consequently of the whole world.
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