Persian Letters. Translated with an Introd. and Notes, by C. J. Betts - Letters 79 - 92 Summary & Analysis

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Letters 79 - 92 Summary

In Letter 79, Nargum writes to Usbek about the power of the Tartars. He laments, however, that the Tartars had no writers to create a history of the conquests of this people. Nargum wonders what the Tartars have done that no one even knows about. In Letter 80, Rica ridicules the ways in which Europeans attempt to communicate with each other. Justice is the topic of Letter 81. Usbek believes that justice is the quality that keeps people from having to live in fear of each other. In Letter 82, Rica reports he is pleased with what he sees when he visits a retreat for those wounded in battle. In Letter 83, writes to Mirza how fortunate the Persian were that a law to banish the Armenians never went into effect. Usbek argues that by removing these Armenians, Persia would have lost its hardest working citizens. In this letter Usbek...

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