So loftily raising his voice so mercilessly lording

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so loftily, raising his voice so mercilessly, lording it so splendidly, and assuming so arrogant a pose, that everyone who met him wanted to kick him.” (p. 374)
Candide Humor and satire “One day, while Cunegonde was walking near the castle in the little woods that they called a park, she saw Dr. Pangloss in the underbrush; he was giving a lesson in experimental physics to her mother's maid , a very attractive and obedient brunette. As Miss Cunegonde had a natural bent for the sciences , she watched breathlessly the repeated experiments which were going on; she saw clearly the doctor's sufficient reason, observed both cause and effect , and returned to the house in a distracted and pensive frame of mind, yearning for knowledge and dreaming that she might be the sufficient reason of young Candide —who might also be hers.” (p. 356)
Candide The denunciation of the war “Nothing could have been so fine, so brisk, so brilliant, so well-drilled as the two armies. The trumpets, the fifes, the oboes, the drums, and the cannon produced such a harmony as was never heard in hell . First the cannons battered down about six thousand men on each side; then volleys of musket fire removed from the best of worlds about nine or ten thousand rascals who were cluttering up its surface. The bayonet was a sufficient reason for the demise of several thousand others. Total casualties might well amount to thirty thousand men or so. Candide, who was trembling like a philosopher, hid himself as best he could while this heroic butchery was going on. Finally, while the two kings in their respective camps celebrated the victory by having Te Deums sung.” (p. 358)
Candide A utopia : the “Eldorado” “The Spaniards heard vague rumors about this land, they called it Eldorado; and an English knight named Raleigh even came somewhere close to it about a hundred years ago; but as we are surrounded by unscalable mountains and precipices, we have managed so far to remain hidden from the rapacity of the European nations, who have an inconceivable rage for the pebbles and mud of our land, and who, in order to get some, would butcher us all to the last man .” (p. 383)
The Spanish conquest of America: la conquesta
The Spanish conquest of America: la conquesta “La Niña”, “la Pinta” and “la Santa Maria” “Columbus set forth commanding three small ships, and after a long drawn-out journey landed on the coast of a Caribbean island. Thus commenced the Spanish conquest of America.” h-conquest-of-america.asp
The Spanish conquest of America: la conquesta
The Spanish conquest of America: la

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