In consequence hereof, they had seized on a Biscayner, convicted of having married his godmother, and on two Portuguese, for rejecting the bacon which larded a chicken they were eating; after dinner, they came and secured Dr. Pangloss, and his disciple Candide, the one for speaking his mind, the other for having listened with an air of approbation.
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She is not motivated by popular approbation.
The women were good and commonplace people, and did their duty, and had their reward in clear consciences and the community’s approbation.