Persian Letters. Translated with an Introd. and Notes, by C. J. Betts - Study Guide Letters 46 - 65 Summary & Analysis

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In Letter 46 Usbek reports that his acquisition of knowledge keeps him continually busy. He continually studies the people around him. He finds all that he sees highly interesting. Usbek has found a man who will give him information about the people who he meets. Usbek is surprised at one man who says his profession is to string along ladies. In Persia, such a person would not have been allowed to live with such a stated profession. Usbek does not know what to think about such a depraved sort of person.

Rica writes Letter 48 to an unidentified recipient. Rica speaks of loving people whose virtue was so wonderful that they seemed to be unaware of their qualities. Rica dislikes those who are prideful of themselves. Rica writes that he met such a prideful man who even denied that he was full of pride. In Letter 49, Nargum...

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