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The International library of famous literature, selections from the world's great writers, ancient, mediaeval, and modern with biographical and explanatory notes and critical essays by many eminent writers . and he instantly withdrew. Thecompany all stared at each other again, and the general aston-ishment was increased. A third servant then approached an-other of the strangers, and said, Sire, if your majesty willbe advised by me, you will not make any longer stay in thisplace ; I will go and get everything ready, and instantly dis-appeared. Candide and Martin then took it for granted that th

The International library of famous literature, selections from the world's great writers, ancient, mediaeval, and modern with biographical and explanatory notes and critical essays by many eminent writers . and he instantly withdrew. Thecompany all stared at each other again, and the general aston-ishment was increased. A third servant then approached an-other of the strangers, and said, Sire, if your majesty willbe advised by me, you will not make any longer stay in thisplace ; I will go and get everything ready, and instantly dis-appeared. Candide and Martin then took it for granted that th Stock Photo
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The International library of famous literature, selections from the world's great writers, ancient, mediaeval, and modern with biographical and explanatory notes and critical essays by many eminent writers . and he instantly withdrew. Thecompany all stared at each other again, and the general aston-ishment was increased. A third servant then approached an-other of the strangers, and said, Sire, if your majesty willbe advised by me, you will not make any longer stay in thisplace ; I will go and get everything ready, and instantly dis-appeared. Candide and Martin then took it for granted that this wassome of the diversions of the Carnival, and that these werecharacters in masquerade. Then a fourth domestic said to thefourth stranger, Your majesty may set oif when you please ; saying this, he went away like the rest. A fifth valet said thesame to a fifth master. But the sixth domestic spoke in a dif-ferent style to the person on whom he waited, and who satnear to Candide. Troth, sir, said he, they will trust yourmajesty no longer, nor myself neither, and we may both of uschance to be sent to jail this very night; and therefore I shalleen take care of myself, and bo o.dieu. The servants being. y^ ^ Q .1 EXPERIENCES OF CANDIDE. 4015 all gone, the six strangers, with Candide and Martin, remainedin a profound silence. At length Candide broke it by saying, Gentlemen, this is a very singular joke, upon my word; why,how came you all to be kings ? For my part I own franklythat neither my friend Martin here nor m3^self have any claimto royalty. Cacambos master then began, with great gravity, to deliverhimself thus in Italian: I am not joking in the least. Myname is Achmet III. I was grand seignior for many years ; Idethroned my brother, my nephew dethroned me, my vizierslost their heads, and I am condemned to end my days in tlieold seraglio. jIy nephew, the Grand Sultan Mahomet, givesme permission to travel sometimes for my health, and I amcome to spend the Carnival at Venice.