Candide

by: Voltaire

Chapters 14–16

1

Every word they uttered during this long conversation added some new matter of astonishment. Their souls fluttered on their tongues, listened in their ears and sparkled in their eyes.

2

[Y]ou have made a precious piece of work of it: you have killed the lovers of these two ladies.

3

[T]hose who were so recently going to roast and boil them, now showed them all sorts of civilities, offered them girls, gave them refreshments, and led them back to the border of their country, crying all the way, in token of joy: “He is no Jesuit! He is no Jesuit!”