Persian Letters. Translated with an Introd. and Notes, by C. J. Betts - Letters 66 - 78 Summary & Analysis

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Letters 66 - 78 Summary

In Letter 66, Rica writes that he has dinner with a man who works in the law. Rica is surprised by the offhanded and non-serious manner in which this particular man viewed his job. Rica warns this man that he should be more interested in protecting his own system of justice since there are men who wish to destroy this system. In Letter 67, Usbek gives a philosophical discussion of his views of God and God's attributes. In Letter 68, Zelis writes to her husband of a man who gave his daughter in marriage to a man who asked for her hand. When the daughter was taken to her new husband's house, he demanded the dowry be increased before he would accept her. The husband is persuaded to take the girl, but returns her with cuts on her face claiming she was not a virgin. Usbek responds to...

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