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Europe and frontier South America mid-eighteenth century PanglossCandides tutor and philosopher friendCunegonde the beautiful daughter of a baronCacambo Candides servant and companionMartin a later traveling companion Candide the illegitimate son of a Barons sister was sent to live with the Baron at his beautiful castle in Westphalia The Baroness weighed about three hundred and fifty pounds as therefore greatly respected and did the honors of the house it had digniy which rendered her still more respect Her daughter Cunegonde aged seventeen was rosy-checked fresh plump and tempting The Barons son appeared in every respect worthy of his father The tutor Pangloss was the oracle of the house and little Candide followed his lessons with all the candor of his age and character Pangloss the greatest philosopher of the province and therefore of the whole world taught Candide that he lived in the best of all possible worlds His theory was that since everything is made for an end everything is necessarily for the best end Observe that noses were made to wear spectacles and so we have spectacles Legs were visibly instituted to be breeched and we have breeches Over the years at the castle Candide adopted dear Pangloss optimism However his bliss was not to be Candide loon became infatuated with the beauty of Cunegonde and one day had an intimate encounter with her in the castle The noble Baron witnessed this scene and drove his daughters young suitor out of the house With no provisions and no money Candide quickly found himself recruited into the Bulgar army But tiring of army routine and following Pangloss theory that a I men were free he simply walked away He was caught however and forced to run the gauntlet Collapsing after the second round Candide begged to be killed but was instead pardoned by the passing Bulgar king Later after surviving a brutal battle and witnessing the repulsive treatment of innocent villagers Candide once again
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