Voltaire's Romances, Complete in One Volume
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Voltaire's Romances, Complete in One Volume
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  • VOLTAIRE'S ROMANCES
  • TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH.
    • A NEW EDITION,
      • WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS.
      • COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME.
    • WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME.
    • PUBLISHER'S PREFACE
      • CONTENTS.
    • CONTENTS.
  • THE WHITE BULL.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • HOW THE PRINCESS AMASIDIA MEETS A BULL.
    • HOW THE PRINCESS AMASIDIA MEETS A BULL.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • HOW THE WISE MAMBRES, FORMERLY MAGICIAN OF PHAROAH, KNEW AGAIN THE OLD WOMAN, AND WAS KNOWN BY HER.
    • HOW THE WISE MAMBRES, FORMERLY MAGICIAN OF PHAROAH, KNEW AGAIN THE OLD WOMAN, AND WAS KNOWN BY HER.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • HOW THE BEAUTIFUL AMASIDIA HAD A SECRET CONVERSATION WITH A BEAUTIFUL SERPENT.
    • HOW THE BEAUTIFUL AMASIDIA HAD A SECRET CONVERSATION WITH A BEAUTIFUL SERPENT.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • HOW THEY WANTED TO SACRIFICE THE BULL, AND EXORCISE THE PRINCESS.
    • HOW THEY WANTED TO SACRIFICE THE BULL, AND EXORCISE THE PRINCESS.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • HOW THE WISE MAMBRES CONDUCTED HIMSELF WISELY.
    • HOW THE WISE MAMBRES CONDUCTED HIMSELF WISELY.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • HOW MAMBRES MET THREE PROPHETS, AND GAVE THEM A GOOD DINNER.
    • HOW MAMBRES MET THREE PROPHETS, AND GAVE THEM A GOOD DINNER.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • HOW KING AMASIS WANTED TO GIVE THE WHITE BULL TO BE DEVOURED BY THE FISH OF JONAH, AND DID NOT DO IT.
    • HOW KING AMASIS WANTED TO GIVE THE WHITE BULL TO BE DEVOURED BY THE FISH OF JONAH, AND DID NOT DO IT.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • HOW THE SERPENT TOLD STORIES TO THE PRINCESS TO COMFORT HER.
    • HOW THE SERPENT TOLD STORIES TO THE PRINCESS TO COMFORT HER.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • HOW THE SERPENT DID NOT COMFORT THE PRINCESS.
    • HOW THE SERPENT DID NOT COMFORT THE PRINCESS.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • HOW THEY WANTED TO BEHEAD THE PRINCESS, AND DID NOT DO IT.
    • HOW THEY WANTED TO BEHEAD THE PRINCESS, AND DID NOT DO IT.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • APOTHEOSIS OF THE WHITE BULL. TRIUMPH OF THE WISE MAMBRES. THE SEVEN YEARS PROCLAIMED BY DANIEL ARE ACCOMPLISHED. NEBUCHADNEZZAR RESUMES THE HUMAN FORM, MARRIES THE BEAUTIFUL AMASIDIA, AND ASCENDS THE THRONE OF BABYLON.
    • APOTHEOSIS OF THE WHITE BULL. TRIUMPH OF THE WISE MAMBRES. THE SEVEN YEARS PROCLAIMED BY DANIEL ARE ACCOMPLISHED. NEBUCHADNEZZAR RESUMES THE HUMAN FORM, MARRIES THE BEAUTIFUL AMASIDIA, AND ASCENDS THE THRONE OF BABYLON.
  • ZADIG; OR FATE.
    • AN ORIENTAL HISTORY.
    • ZADIG: OR, FATE
    • I.
      • THE BLIND OF ONE EYE.
    • THE BLIND OF ONE EYE.
    • II.
      • THE NOSE.
    • THE NOSE.
    • III.
      • THE DOG AND THE HORSE.
    • THE DOG AND THE HORSE.
    • IV.
      • THE ENVIOUS MAN.
    • THE ENVIOUS MAN.
    • V.
      • THE GENEROUS.
    • THE GENEROUS.
    • VI.
      • THE MINISTER.
    • THE MINISTER.
    • VII.
      • THE DISPUTES AND THE AUDIENCES.
    • THE DISPUTES AND THE AUDIENCES.
    • VIII.
      • JEALOUSY.
    • JEALOUSY.
    • IX.
      • THE WOMAN BEATER.
    • THE WOMAN BEATER.
    • X.
      • SLAVERY.
    • SLAVERY.
    • XI.
      • THE FUNERAL PILE.
    • THE FUNERAL PILE.
    • XII.
      • THE SUPPER.
    • THE SUPPER.
    • XIII.
      • THE RENDEZVOUS.
    • THE RENDEZVOUS.
    • XIII.(1)
      • THE DANCE.
    • THE DANCE.
    • XIII.(2)
      • BLUE EYES.
    • BLUE EYES.
    • XIV.
      • THE ROBBER.
    • THE ROBBER.
    • XV.
      • THE FISHERMAN.
    • THE FISHERMAN.
    • XVI.
      • THE BASILISK.
    • THE BASILISK.
    • XVII.
      • THE COMBATS.
    • THE COMBATS.
    • XVIII.
      • THE HERMIT.
    • THE HERMIT.
    • XIX.
      • THE ENIGMAS.
    • THE ENIGMAS.
  • THE SAGE AND THE ATHEIST.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • ADVENTURES OF JOHNNY, A YOUNG ENGLISHMAN. WRITTEN BY DONNA LAS NALGAS.
    • ADVENTURES OF JOHNNY, A YOUNG ENGLISHMAN. WRITTEN BY DONNA LAS NALGAS.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • CONTINUATION OF THE ADVENTURES OF JOHN, THE YOUNG ENGLISHMAN; ALSO THOSE OF HIS WORTHY FATHER, D.D., M.P., AND F.R.S.
    • CONTINUATION OF THE ADVENTURES OF JOHN, THE YOUNG ENGLISHMAN; ALSO THOSE OF HIS WORTHY FATHER, D.D., M.P., AND F.R.S.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • SUMMARY OF THE CONTROVERSY OF THE "BUTS," BETWEEN MR. FREIND AND DON INIGO-Y-MEDROSO, Y-COMODIOS, Y-PAPALAMIENDOS, BACHELOR OF SALAMANCA.
    • SUMMARY OF THE CONTROVERSY OF THE "BUTS," BETWEEN MR. FREIND AND DON INIGO-Y-MEDROSO, Y-COMODIOS, Y-PAPALAMIENDOS, BACHELOR OF SALAMANCA.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • JOHN RETURNS TO LONDON, AND IS LED INTO BAD COMPANY.
    • JOHN RETURNS TO LONDON, AND IS LED INTO BAD COMPANY.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • THEY WANT TO GET JOHN MARRIED.
    • THEY WANT TO GET JOHN MARRIED.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • A TERRIBLE ADVENTURE.
    • A TERRIBLE ADVENTURE.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • WHAT HAPPENED IN AMERICA.
    • WHAT HAPPENED IN AMERICA.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • DIALOGUE BETWEEN FREIND AND BIRTON ON ATHEISM.
    • DIALOGUE BETWEEN FREIND AND BIRTON ON ATHEISM.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • ON ATHEISM.
    • ON ATHEISM.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • ON ATHEISM.
    • ON ATHEISM.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • RETURN TO ENGLAND—JOHN'S MARRIAGE.
    • RETURN TO ENGLAND—JOHN'S MARRIAGE.
  • PRINCESS OF BABYLON
    • I.
      • ROYAL CONTEST FOR THE HAND OF FORMOSANTA.
    • ROYAL CONTEST FOR THE HAND OF FORMOSANTA.
    • II.
      • THE KING OF BABYLON CONVENES HIS COUNCIL, AND CONSULTS THE ORACLE.
    • THE KING OF BABYLON CONVENES HIS COUNCIL, AND CONSULTS THE ORACLE.
    • III.
      • ROYAL FESTIVAL GIVEN IN HONOR OF THE KINGLY VISITORS. THE BIRD CONVERSES ELOQUENTLY WITH FORMOSANTA.
    • ROYAL FESTIVAL GIVEN IN HONOR OF THE KINGLY VISITORS. THE BIRD CONVERSES ELOQUENTLY WITH FORMOSANTA.
    • IV.
      • THE BEAUTIFUL BIRD IS KILLED BY THE KING OF EGYPT. FORMOSANTA BEGINS A JOURNEY. ALDEA ELOPES WITH THE KING OF SCYTHIA.
    • THE BEAUTIFUL BIRD IS KILLED BY THE KING OF EGYPT. FORMOSANTA BEGINS A JOURNEY. ALDEA ELOPES WITH THE KING OF SCYTHIA.
    • V.
      • FORMOSANTA VISITS CHINA AND SCYTHIA IN SEARCH OF AMAZAN.
    • FORMOSANTA VISITS CHINA AND SCYTHIA IN SEARCH OF AMAZAN.
    • VI.
      • THE PRINCESS CONTINUES HER JOURNEY.
    • THE PRINCESS CONTINUES HER JOURNEY.
    • VII.
      • AMAZAN VISITS ALBION.
    • AMAZAN VISITS ALBION.
    • VIII.
      • AMAZAN LEAVES ALBION TO VISIT THE LAND OF SATURN.
    • AMAZAN LEAVES ALBION TO VISIT THE LAND OF SATURN.
    • IX.
      • AMAZAN VISITS ROME.
      • THE SERVANT OF SERVANTS.
    • AMAZAN VISITS ROME.
    • THE SERVANT OF SERVANTS.
    • X.
      • AN UNFORTUNATE ADVENTURE IN GAUL.
    • AN UNFORTUNATE ADVENTURE IN GAUL.
    • XI.
      • AMAZAN AND FORMOSANTA BECOME RECONCILED.
    • AMAZAN AND FORMOSANTA BECOME RECONCILED.
  • THE MAN OF FORTY CROWNS.
    • I.
      • NATIONAL POVERTY.
    • NATIONAL POVERTY.
    • II.
      • DISASTER OF THE MAN OF FORTY CROWNS.
    • DISASTER OF THE MAN OF FORTY CROWNS.
    • III.
      • CONVERSATION WITH A GEOMETRICIAN.
    • CONVERSATION WITH A GEOMETRICIAN.
    • IV.
      • AN ADVENTURE WITH A CARMELITE.
    • AN ADVENTURE WITH A CARMELITE.
    • V.
      • AUDIENCE OF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL.
    • AUDIENCE OF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL.
    • VI.
      • THE MAN OF FORTY CROWNS MARRIES, BECOMES A FATHER, AND DESCANTS UPON THE MONKS.
    • THE MAN OF FORTY CROWNS MARRIES, BECOMES A FATHER, AND DESCANTS UPON THE MONKS.
    • VII.
      • ON TAXES PAID TO A FOREIGN POWER.
    • ON TAXES PAID TO A FOREIGN POWER.
    • VIII.
      • ON PROPORTIONS.
    • ON PROPORTIONS.
    • IX.
      • A GREAT QUARREL.
    • A GREAT QUARREL.
    • X.
      • A RASCAL REPULSED.
    • A RASCAL REPULSED.
    • XI.
      • THE GOOD SENSE OF MR. ANDREW.
    • THE GOOD SENSE OF MR. ANDREW.
    • XII.
      • The GOOD SUPPER AT MR. ANDREW'S.
    • The GOOD SUPPER AT MR. ANDREW'S.
  • THE HURON; OR, PUPIL OF NATURE.[1]
    • I.
      • THE HURON ARRIVES IN FRANCE.
    • THE HURON ARRIVES IN FRANCE.
    • II.
      • THE HURON, CALLED THE INGENU, ACKNOWLEDGED BY HIS RELATIONS.
    • THE HURON, CALLED THE INGENU, ACKNOWLEDGED BY HIS RELATIONS.
    • III.
      • THE HURON CONVERTED.
    • THE HURON CONVERTED.
    • IV.
      • THE HURON BAPTIZED.
    • THE HURON BAPTIZED.
    • V.
      • THE HURON IN LOVE.
    • THE HURON IN LOVE.
    • VI.
      • THE HURON FLIES TO HIS MISTRESS, AND BECOMES QUITE FURIOUS.
    • THE HURON FLIES TO HIS MISTRESS, AND BECOMES QUITE FURIOUS.
    • VII.
      • THE HURON REPULSES THE ENGLISH.
    • THE HURON REPULSES THE ENGLISH.
    • VIII.
      • THE HURON GOES TO COURT. SUPS UPON THE ROAD WITH SOME HUGUENOTS.
    • THE HURON GOES TO COURT. SUPS UPON THE ROAD WITH SOME HUGUENOTS.
    • IX.
      • THE ARRIVAL OF THE HURON AT VERSAILLES. HIS RECEPTION AT COURT.
    • THE ARRIVAL OF THE HURON AT VERSAILLES. HIS RECEPTION AT COURT.
    • X.
      • THE HURON IS SHUT UP IN THE BASTILE WITH A JANSENIST.
    • THE HURON IS SHUT UP IN THE BASTILE WITH A JANSENIST.
    • XI.
      • HOW THE HURON DISCLOSES HIS GENIUS.
    • HOW THE HURON DISCLOSES HIS GENIUS.
    • XII.
      • THE HURON'S SENTIMENTS UPON THEATRICAL PIECES.
    • THE HURON'S SENTIMENTS UPON THEATRICAL PIECES.
    • XIII.
      • THE BEAUTIFUL MISS ST. YVES GOES TO VERSAILLES.
    • THE BEAUTIFUL MISS ST. YVES GOES TO VERSAILLES.
    • XIV.
      • RAPID PROGRESS OF THE HURON'S INTELLECT.
    • RAPID PROGRESS OF THE HURON'S INTELLECT.
    • XV.
      • THE BEAUTIFUL MISS ST. YVES VISITS M. DE ST. POUANGE.
    • THE BEAUTIFUL MISS ST. YVES VISITS M. DE ST. POUANGE.
    • XVI.
      • MISS ST. YVES CONSULTS A JESUIT.
    • MISS ST. YVES CONSULTS A JESUIT.
    • XVII.
      • THE JESUIT TRIUMPHS.
    • THE JESUIT TRIUMPHS.
    • XVIII.
      • MISS ST. YVES DELIVERS HER LOVER AND A JANSENIST.
    • MISS ST. YVES DELIVERS HER LOVER AND A JANSENIST.
    • XIX.
      • THE HURON, THE BEAUTIFUL MISS ST. YVES, AND THEIR RELATIONS, ARE CONVENED.
    • THE HURON, THE BEAUTIFUL MISS ST. YVES, AND THEIR RELATIONS, ARE CONVENED.
    • XX.
      • THE DEATH OF THE BEAUTIFUL MISS ST. YVES, AND ITS CONSEQUENCES.
    • THE DEATH OF THE BEAUTIFUL MISS ST. YVES, AND ITS CONSEQUENCES.
  • MICROMEGAS:
    • A SATIRE ON THE PHILOSOPHY, IGNORANCE. AND SELF-CONCEIT OF MANKIND.
    • I.
      • A VOYAGE TO THE PLANET SATURN, BY A NATIVE OF SIRIUS.
    • A VOYAGE TO THE PLANET SATURN, BY A NATIVE OF SIRIUS.
    • II.
      • THE CONVERSATION BETWEEN MICROMEGAS AND THE INHABITANT OF SATURN.
    • THE CONVERSATION BETWEEN MICROMEGAS AND THE INHABITANT OF SATURN.
    • III.
      • THE VOYAGE OF THESE INHABITANTS OF OTHER WORLDS.
    • THE VOYAGE OF THESE INHABITANTS OF OTHER WORLDS.
    • IV.
      • WHAT BEFELL THEM UPON THIS OUR GLOBE.
    • WHAT BEFELL THEM UPON THIS OUR GLOBE.
    • V.
      • THE TRAVELERS CAPTURE A VESSEL.
    • THE TRAVELERS CAPTURE A VESSEL.
    • VI.
      • WHAT HAPPENED IN THEIR INTERCOURSE WITH MEN.
    • WHAT HAPPENED IN THEIR INTERCOURSE WITH MEN.
  • THE WORLD AS IT GOES.
    • THE VISION OF BABOUC.
  • THE BLACK AND THE WHITE.
  • MEMNON THE PHILOSOPHER.
  • ANDRÉ DES TOUCHES AT SIAM.
    • THE BLIND PENSIONERS AT QUINZE VINGT.
  • BABABEC.
  • THE STUDY OF NATURE.
    • I.
      • INTRODUCTION.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • II.
      • THE STUDY OF NATURE.
    • THE STUDY OF NATURE.
    • III.
      • GOOD ADVICE.
    • GOOD ADVICE.
    • IV.
      • DIALOGUE UPON THE SOUL AND OTHER TOPICS.
    • DIALOGUE UPON THE SOUL AND OTHER TOPICS.
  • A CONVERSATION WITH A CHINESE.
  • PLATO'S DREAM.
  • PLEASURE IN HAVING NO PLEASURE.
  • AN ADVENTURE IN INDIA.
  • JEANNOT AND COLIN.
  • THE HISTORY OF THE TRAVELS OF SCARMENTADO. [1]
  • THE GOOD BRAMIN.
    • DOES HAPPINESS RESULT FROM IGNORANCE OR FROM KNOWLEDGE?
  • THE TWO COMFORTERS.
  • ANCIENT FAITH AND FABLE.
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