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used in Candide

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family ancestry or its study
  • I am not a genealogist, but if these preachers tell truth, we are all second cousins.
    Chapter 19 (26% in)
  • The old servants of the family suspected him to have been the son of the Baron's sister, by a good, honest gentleman of the neighborhood, whom that young lady would never marry because he had been able to prove only seventy-one quarterings, the rest of his genealogical tree having been lost through the injuries of time.
    Chapter 1 (14% in)
  • "Oh, Pangloss!" cried Candide, "what a strange genealogy!
    Chapter 4 (53% in)

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