ADVENTURES OF THE TWO TRAVELLERS, WITH TWO
GIRLS, TWO MONKEYS, AND THE SAVAGES
CANDIDE and his valet had got beyond the barrier, before it was known in the camp that the German Jesuit was dead. The wary Cacambo had taken care to fill his wallet with bread, chocolate, bacon, fruit, and a few bottles of wine. With their Andalusian horses they penetrated into an unknown country, where they perceived no beaten track. At length they came to a beautiful meadow intersected with purling rills. Here our two adventurers fed their horses. Cacambo proposed to his master to take some food, and he set him an example.
"How can you ask me to eat ham," said Candide, "after killing the Baron's son, and being doomed never more to see the beautiful Cunegonde ? What will it avail me to spin out my wretched days and drag them far from her in remorse and despair? And what will the Journal of Trevoux17 say?"
While he was thus lamenting his fate, he