Persian Letters. Translated with an Introd. and Notes, by C. J. Betts - Study Guide Letters 125 - 138 Summary & Analysis

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In Letter 125, Rhedi writes about the origin of republics. He indicates that the republic is the result of a people's desire for liberty. In Letter 126, Rica describes a man he met in a coffee house. Although this man had great wealth, he told others he wished he had land. Another man who had land wished he had spendable money. A few days later he meets another man who had suddenly and surprisingly lost the riches that he believed that he had. Another man is grieving because a man who owed him money has actually paid him back. Rica continues to describe the ill-fated people he observes. Finally, he meets a philosopher who secretly tells Rica he has found a spot on the sun which will result in the death of all humans.

In Letters 127 through 131, Rica talks about his experiences when he visits a Catholic...

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