Chapter 14 Summary

“How Candide and Cacambo were received by the Jesuits of Paraguay”

When Candide left Cadiz, he brought a valet with him. His name is Cacambo and he is of mixed heritage. Cacambo loves his master because he knows Candide is a truly good man. He saddles the Andalusian horses as quickly as he can and says they should flee without looking back. Candide is weeping bitterly, heartbroken that he was about to marry Cunégonde and now he will have to leave her. When he wonders what will become of her, the practical valet says Cunégonde will become whatever she can, as women “always find a way.”

Cunégonde asks where his valet is taking him, and Cacambo says they should go fight with...

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