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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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Candido said complaints for "imprudence and negligence" will be filed against officials of NCCC Mall Davao, SSI, and Rockfort Construction Company under Article 365 of the Revised Penal Code.
AFTER inspection, the violations should have been included in the report and to let these be acknowledged by the person responsible: the administrator, the manager or owner of the building, Candido said.
Candido Portinari dies at 58; outstanding Brazilian painter.
Sob essa perspectiva, o objetivo de nosso artigo e discutir o termo 'degluticao', instaurado por Oswald de Andrade e a apropriacao do mesmo ao longo dos anos a partir de tres criticos: Candido, Schwarz e Santiago.
El primer elemento comparable entre Candido y Vinas es la resonancia que sus producciones tuvieron en el campo intelectual y la persistencia con que siguen siendo consultadas.
In other works, Candido is developing ideas on women's roles as landowners and traders in precolonial Benguela, and here she shows clearly how fundamental the place of female agency and entrepreneurship was to the emergence of the creolized societies of Benguela; creolization, she shows, was a product of both African and women's agency as well as the violence that accompanied the Atlantic slave trade in Benguela.
I entered the building because I thought I might still be able to identify the remains," said Candido, 62.
La primera es que Candido invierte los terminos de una discusion de larga data acerca de como definir el caracter nacional de la literatura brasilena.
Meu ponto-de-partida sera a comparacao de trechos bastante significativos dos prefacios de Formacao da literatura brasileira e Um mestre na periferia do capitalismo: Machado de Assis, as obras de maior folego teorico e representativas de, respectivamente, Candido e Schwarz.