Candide: And Other Romances (Classic Reprint) (Paperback)
Excerpt from Candide: And Other Romances You have heard of the horrible event at Lisbon. The town swallowed up in an earthquake, a hundred thousand souls buried in the ruins, Seville damaged, Cadiz submerged. Here is a terrible argument against Optimism. In the midst of such terrible events it is shameful to think of one 's own affairs. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.