A master of a large ship who introduced himself to Candide turned out to be Mynheer Vanderdendur

A master of a large ship who introduced himself to Candide turned out to be Mynheer Vanderdendur

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Unformatted text preview: A master of a large ship who introduced himself to Candide turned out to be Mynheer Vanderdendur. He agreed to take the youth to Italy for 10,000 piasters, but when Candide readily agreed to pay that amount, the Hoilander successively raised the price to 30,000, aware as he was that Candide's sheep must be laden with immense treasures. Candide paid the fare in advance. The two sheep were put aboard, and the young man followed in a small boat to join the ship in the harbor. But the unscrupulous captain set sail without him. "Alas!" cried Candide. "That's a trick worthy of the Old World!" The loser of enough to enrich twenty monarchs, he disconsolately turned back to shore. The distraught Candide went to see a Dutch judge to seek redress. In his excitement, he pounded loudly on the judge's door and shouted, so the judge promptly fined him 10,000 piasters before...
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course ENGLISH 1001 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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