It was Cunégonde who had instructed the old woman to find her lover and bring him to th

It was Cunégonde who had instructed the old woman to find her lover and bring him to th

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It was Cun é gonde who had instructed the old woman to find her lover and bring him to the house in  the wood. She expressed her joy at meeting him again, and the two sat down to supper. But soon  Don Issachar arrived. It was Sunday, and he had come to enjoy his rights. The Jew was in a choleric fit when he found Candide with Cun é gonde. He denounced her as a "bitch  of a Galilean" who was not satisfied with the love of two men. Drawing out a long dagger, he  attacked Candide. Again in danger of losing his life, the usually gentle youth met the attack with his  sword and killed his opponent. Cun é gonde was terrified: if the law came, both she and her lover  would be hanged. Candide replied that if Pangloss had not been hanged, he would tell them what to  do. Had he not been a great philosopher? In the absence of Pangloss, the two consulted the old 
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