It was to prevent earthquakes and to frighten Don Issachar that the Inquisitor had decided to

It was to prevent earthquakes and to frighten Don Issachar that the Inquisitor had decided to

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It was to prevent earthquakes and to frighten Don Issachar that the Inquisitor had decided to  "celebrate" an auto-da-fé, Cunégonde explained. At that assembly, she was an honored guest and  was among those served refreshments between Mass and the executions. She was appalled to  witness the burnings and was utterly horrified to see first the hanging of Pangloss and then the  flogging of the naked Candide. She found herself too weak to cry out in protest. One thought  possessed her: Doctor Pangloss had deceived her when he had called this the best of all possible  worlds. It was Cunégonde 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.
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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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