Candide fled to another village

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Candide fled to another village, which proved to be a Bulgarian one, and found that it and the  inhabitants had received the same treatment. At last he escaped from the theater of war. Never did  he forget Mademoiselle Cunégonde. When he reached Holland, he optimistically believed that he  would be as well treated as he once had been in Westphalia, for were not the Hollanders Christian?  But the starving youth found little charity. One native threatened him with prison when he asked for  alms; another, a militant Protestant, excoriated him when he did not provide the expected answer as  regards the Pope. It remained for an Anabaptist — a man who had not even been baptized — to play  the role of the Good Samaritan. His generosity and kindness reaffirmed in Candide faith in the  wisdom of Doctor Pangloss: all must be for the best in this best of all possible worlds. At this point in the action, Candide met a beggar covered with sores. The beggar's eyes were lifeless 
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