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Father Griffet, a Jesuit, has communicated to the public the journal of the Bastille, which certifies the dates.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
As for his age, he himself told the apothecary of the Bastille, a little before his death, that he believed he was about sixty.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
For him the world, set spinning on a mad career when the Bastille fell, was moving too slowly again.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
When he left the Bastille, he plotted with his willing mistress his revenge upon her father.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
In 1698, M. de Saint Mars was made governor of the Bastille.
HISTORICAL TALES, VOL. 6 (OF 15)CHARLES MORRIS
If this 'Baron de Forstnère' were in the Bastille, let him stay there.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
But an unfortunate series of accidents led to my imprisonment for a week in the Bastille.
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I knew nothing; and as my manner seemed more reserved and dry than he was accustomed to, I was sent to the Bastille.
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The mob at last attacked the Bastille, a formidable fortress where state-prisoners were arbitrarily confined.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IXJOHN LORD
Later he challenged Rohan, whose reply came in an order of committal to the Bastille.
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
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