Candide


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Candide

the hero and his relatives and friends stoically undergo an endless series of misfortunes. [Fr. Lit.: Candide]

Candide

beset by inconceivable misfortunes, hero indifferently shrugs them off. [Fr. Lit.: Candide]

Candide

a wanderer in search of best of all possible worlds. [Fr. Lit.: Candide]
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Fortunately, Voltaire was the author of "Candide" in spite of this, and in spite of this, he is, among all the men who have followed each other in the long series of humanity, the one who has best possessed the diabolical laugh.
IT'S not often we feature an app inspired by Voltaire and yet here we are with Candide, a gardening app named after the French writer's novel of the same name.
CANDIDE (iOS and Android, free) IT'S not often we feature an app inspired by Voltaire and yet here we are with Candide, a gardening app named after the French writer's novel of the same name.
Candide Johnson of an Ikeja High Court on Friday dismissed a suit seeking to oust Rilwan Akiolu, as the Oba of Lagos.
The concert will also include an encore featuring the music of operetta 'Candide,' as written by U.S.
I do not therefore further explore the perhaps-surprising fact that Justice Scalia emerges as something of a Candide in these cases, albeit he did not have the opportunity to voice his views in Packingham.
Meanwhile, Candide, an employee of the Administration who crashed a helicopter in the Forest some time ago, seeks a way out of the wildness and back to the Administration.
Expect a unique and highly entertaining concert straddling jazz and classical musical styles: highlights include the Overture to Candide and Three Dance Episodes from On the Town.
Other works included Rimsky-Korsakov's Capriccio Espagnol, along with the overture from Candide and Selections from West Side Story -- both pieces by Leonard Bernstein, played in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of his birth.
Among the topics are the absolute heterodoxy of William Blake, the joys of heresy: benefits for women in medieval heretical sects, the heresy of humor: theological responses to laughter, pop heresy: songwriting at the edge of the speakable, and adapting Candide for the stage.
Because Candide contains numerous quick scene changes, the Chelsea version was famous for Eugene Lee's set, which used platforms and stools to signal geographic changes.
Don Quixote and Candide Seek Truth, Justice and El Dorado in the Digital Age