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CHAPTER XI.: candide continues his travels. - Voltaire, The Works of Voltaire, Vol. I (Candide) 
The Works of Voltaire. A Contemporary Version. A Critique and Biography by John Morley, notes by Tobias Smollett, trans. William F. Fleming (New York: E.R. DuMont, 1901). In 21 vols. Vol. I.
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- Publisher’s Preface.
- Oliver H. G. Leigh., Introduction.
- Oliver Goldsmith On Voltaire.
- Victor Hugo On Voltaire.
- Candide; Or, the Optimist. Part I.
- Chapter I.: How Candide Was Brought Up In a Magnificent Castle and How He Was Driven Thence.
- Chapter II.: What Befell Candide Among the Bulgarians.
- Chapter III.: How Candide Escaped From the Bulgarians, and What Befell Him Afterwards.
- Chapter IV.: How Candide Found His Old Master Pangloss Again and What Happened to Him.
- Chapter V.: A Tempest, a Shipwreck, an Earthquake; and What Else Befell Dr. Pangloss, Candide, and James the Anabaptist.
- Chapter VI.: How the Portuguese Made a Superb Auto-da-fé to Prevent Any Future Earthquakes, and How Candide Underwent Public Flagellation.
- Chapter VII.: How the Old Woman Took Care of Candide, and How He Found the Object of His Love.
- Chapter VIII.: Cunegund’s Story.
- Chapter IX.: What Happened to Cunegund, Candide, the Grand Inquisitor, and the Jew.
- Chapter X.: In What Distress Candide, Cunegund, and the Old Woman Arrive At Cadiz; and of Their Embarkation.
- Chapter XI.: The History of the Old Woman.
- Chapter XII.: The Adventures of the Old Woman Continued.
- Chapter XIII.: How Candide Was Obliged to Leave the Fair Cunegund and the Old Woman.
- Chapter XIV.: The Reception Candide and Cacambo Met With Among the Jesuits In Paraguay.
- Chapter XV.: How Candide Killed the Brother of His Dear Cunegund.
- Chapter XVI.: What Happened to Our Two Travellers With Two Girls, Two Monkeys, and the Savages, Called Oreillons.
- Chapter XVII.: Candide and His Valet Arrive In the Country of El Dorado—what They Saw There.
- Chapter XVIII.: What They Saw In the Country of El Dorado.
- Chapter XIX.: What Happened to Them At Surinam, and How Candide Became Acquainted With Martin.
- Chapter XX.: What Befell Candide and Martin On Their Passage.
- Chapter XXI.: Candide and Martin, While Thus Reasoning With Each Other, Draw Near to the Coast of France.
- Chapter XXII.: What Happened to Candide and Martin In France.
- Chapter XXIII.: Candide and Martin Touch Upon the English Coast—what They See There.
- Chapter XXIV.: Of Pacquette and Friar Giroflée.
- Chapter XXV.: Candide and Martin Pay a Visit to Seignor Pococuranté, a Noble Venetian.
- Chapter XXVI.: Candide and Martin Sup With Six Sharpers—who They Were.
- Chapter XXVII.: Candide’s Voyage to Constantinople.
- Chapter XXVIII.: What Befell Candide, Cunegund, Pangloss, Martin, Etc.
- Chapter XXIX.: In What Manner Candide Found Miss Cunegund and the Old Woman Again.
- Chapter XXX.: Conclusion.
- Part II.
- Chapter I.: How Candide Quitted His Companions, and What Happened to Him.
- Chapter II.: What Befell Candide In This House—how He Got Out of It.
- Chapter III.: Candide’s Reception At Court and What Followed.
- Chapter IV.: Fresh Favors Conferred On Candide; His Great Advancement.
- Chapter V.: How Candide Became a Very Great Man, and Yet Was Not Contented.
- Chapter VI.: The Pleasures of Candide.
- Chapter VII.: The History of Zirza.
- Chapter VIII.: Candide’s Disgusts—an Unexpected Meeting.
- Chapter IX.: Candide’s Disgraces, Travels, and Adventures.
- Chapter X.: Candide and Pangloss Arrive At the Propontis—what They Saw There—what Became of Them.
- Chapter XI.: Candide Continues His Travels.
- Chapter XII.: Candide Still Continues His Travels—new Adventures.
- Chapter XIII.: The History of Zenoida—how Candide Fell In Love With Her.
- Chapter XIV.: Continuation of the Loves of Candide.
- Chapter XV.: The Arrival of Wolhall—a Journey to Copenhagen.
- Chapter XVI.: How Candide Found His Wife Again and Lost His Mistress.
- Chapter XVII.: How Candide Had a Mind to Kill Himself, and Did Not Do It—what Happened to Him At an Inn.
- Chapter XVIII.: Candide and Cacambo Go Into a Hospital—whom They Meet There.
- Chapter XIX.: New Discoveries.
- Chapter XX.: Consequence of Candide’s Misfortune—how He Found His Mistress Again—the Fortune That Happened to Him.
candide continues his travels.
“I have nothing left,” said our philosopher, “but to make myself either a slave or a Turk. Happiness has forsaken me forever. A turban would corrupt all my pleasures. I shall be incapable of tasting tranquillity of soul in a religion full of imposture, into which I enter merely from a motive of vile interest. No, I shall never be content if I cease to be an honest man; let me make myself then a slave.” Candide had no sooner taken this resolution than he set about putting it into execution. He chose an Armenian merchant for his master, who was a man of a very good character, and passed for virtuous, as much as an Armenian can be. He gave Candide two hundred sequins as the price of his liberty. The Armenian was upon the point of departing for Norway; he took Candide with him, in the hope that a philosopher would be of use to him in his traffic. They embarked, and the wind was so favorable for them that they were not above half the usual time in their passage. They even had no occasion for buying a wind from the Lapland witches, and contented themselves with giving them some stock-fish, that they might not disturb their good fortune with their enchantments; which sometimes happens, if we may believe Moréri’s dictionary on this head.
The Armenian no sooner landed than he provided a stock of whale-blubber and ordered our philosopher to go over all the country to buy him some dried salt fish; Candide acquitted himself of his commission in the best manner possible, returned with several reindeer loaded with this merchandise, and made profound reflections on the astonishing difference which is to be found between the Laplanders and other men. A very diminutive female Laplander, whose head was a little bigger than her body, her eyes red and full of fire, a flat nose and very wide mouth, wished him a good day with an infinite grace. “My little lord,” said this being (a foot and ten inches high) to him, “I think you very handsome; do me the favor to love me a little.” So saying, she flew to him and caught him round the neck. Candide pushed her away with horror. She cried out, when her husband came in with several other Laplanders. “What is the meaning of all this uproar?” said they. “It is,” answered the little thing, “that this stranger—Alas! I am choked with grief; he despises me.” “So, then,” said the Lapland husband, “thou impolite, dishonest, brutal, infamous, cowardly rascal, thou bringest disgrace upon my house; thou dost me the most sensible injury; thou refusest to embrace my wife.” “Lo! here’s a strange custom,” cried our hero; “what would you have said, then, if I had embraced her?” “I would have wished thee all sort of prosperity,” said the Laplander to him in wrath; “but thou only deservest my indignation.” At uttering this he discharged on Candide’s back a volley of blows with a cudgel. The reindeer were seized by the relatives of the offended husband, and Candide, for fear of worse, was forced to betake himself to flight and renounce forever his good master; for how dared he present himself before him without money, whaleblubber, or reindeer?