Here be men who would destroy Bastilles for you, if it were nominated in the bond.
Candide is the epitome of an epoch in which there were bastilles, a stag-park, and an absolute king.
Bastilles and lettres de cachet have become an impossibility.
Nay, more of them now written, consigning men to a hundred bastilles instead of one.
For two days the bastilles erected by the besiegers against the place were repeatedly attacked by the besieged.
Their bastilles were found to be full of victual and munitions; and they had abandoned their sick and many of their prisoners.
The bastilles were fortified castles before the chief gates of Paris.
The operations of the siege had been suspended by the English, who sullenly kept to their bastilles.
He sees men rushing into Bastilles, not in order to tear them down, but in order to inhabit the accursed cells.
As Paris had taken her Bastille, it remained for the towns and country districts to take theirs—all the Bastilles of feudalism.