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Once more the old woman came back

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Once more the old woman came back, this time assisting into the room a trembling woman, majestic  in bearing, who gleamed with precious stones. Her face was veiled, and the old woman commanded  Candide to lift the veil. Behold, the strange woman turned out to be his adored Cun é gonde.  Speechless in their surprise, both swooned and then were revived by the useful old woman, who had  the tact to leave them to themselves. Candide had many questions to ask Cun é gonde. He learned that she had been ravished and  wounded, but she obviously had survived the ordeal. Her father, mother, and brother, however, had  been killed. Before she would complete her story, she insisted that Candide tell his, and she listened  to it most sympathetically. Cun é gonde's story was quite as melodramatic as Candide's. She provided the details of the 
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