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Voltaire, Candide Quotes: Our labour preserves us from three great evils -- weariness, vice, and want.
         

Our labour preserves us from three great evils -- weariness, vice, and want.


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Our labour preserves us from three great evils -- weariness, vice, and want.
         



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