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repast
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Candide
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  • Scarcely had the Janissaries finished the repast with which we had furnished them, than the Russians came in flat-bottomed boats; not a Janissary escaped.
  • Some, whom they had succoured, gave them as good a dinner as they could in such disastrous circumstances; true, the repast was mournful, and the company moistened their bread with tears; but Pangloss consoled them, assuring them that things could not be otherwise.
  • They sat down to table with Paquette and the Theatin; the repast was entertaining; and towards the end they conversed with all confidence.
  • Besides, Candide was possessed of money and jewels, and though he had lost one hundred large red sheep, laden with the greatest treasure upon earth; though the knavery of the Dutch skipper still sat heavy upon his mind; yet when he reflected upon what he had still left, and when he mentioned the name of Cunegonde, especially towards the latter end of a repast, he inclined to Pangloss’s doctrine.

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  • After enjoying a repast in one of the city’s best restaurants...
  • Her typical evening repast consists of a cheeseburger, fries, and a milkshake.

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