At last the good old man ordered a carriage drawn by six sheep

At last the good old man ordered a carriage drawn by six sheep

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At last the good old man ordered a carriage drawn by six sheep, gave the travelers twelve servants,  and directed them to visit the king, who would welcome them. In only four hours Candide and his  valet arrived at the palace, the most remarkable edifice imaginable. They were received by twenty  beautiful girls and accorded every courtesy. As they were being conducted to the throne room, they  learned that they were not expected to grovel or in other ways demean themselves before His  Majesty. The custom was to embrace him and kiss him on both cheeks. They were most graciously  received, invited to supper, and conducted about part of the town with its great squares paved with  precious stones. To his surprise, Candide learned that neither law courts nor prisons were needed  for these happy, law-abiding people. What most impressed him, however, was the Palace of  Sciences with its many instruments for mathematics and physics. Later, the royal supper completed  the wonderful experiences of the day. What amazed Candide was the king's witty conversation. For a month the two remained in Eldorado, but Candide pined for his lovely Cunégonde, and he was 
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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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