The two rode safely beyond the barriers that had been erected for the defense of Paraguay

The two rode safely beyond the barriers that had been erected for the defense of Paraguay

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Unformatted text preview: The two rode safely beyond the barriers that had been erected for the defense of Paraguay. Cacambo had taken care to bring along provisions, and, after riding deep into the unknown country, the two dismounted. Beginning to eat some of the food, Cacambo urged his master to do likewise. But Candide exclaimed that he could not be expected to eat ham since he had just killed the son of the first baron and now knew that he would never see Cungonde again. He was sure that remorse and despair were his lot for the rest of his days. And what, he asked, will the Journal de Trvoux say? (The reference is to the Jesuit publication that was founded in 1701.) But nevertheless he did eat. Hearing some cries uttered by young women, the two jumped to their feet in alarm. The sound, they discovered, came from two naked girls who were pursued by monkeys that bit at them as they ran. discovered, came from two naked girls who were pursued by monkeys that bit at them as they ran....
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The two rode safely beyond the barriers that had been erected for the defense of Paraguay

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