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wretched
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Candide
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  • What will it avail me to spin out my wretched days and drag them far from her in remorse and despair?
  • We must allow that the others were at least as wretched as he; but Candide hoped that the philosopher would entertain him during the voyage.
  • Dogs, monkeys, and parrots are a thousand times less wretched than I. The Dutch fetiches, who have converted me, declare every Sunday that we are all of us children of Adam—blacks as well as whites.
  • The surgeon was one of the ugliest of men, and I the most wretched of women, to be continually beaten for a man I did not love.

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  • The children were taken into protective custody due to their wretched living conditions.
  • The photograph showed poor people in a wretched village in East Africa.

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