Colbert, destined for trade, had been clerk in Lyons to a merchant, whom he had quitted to come to Paris in the office of a Chatelet
procureur named Biterne.
They conducted me to the Chatelet, where I slept soundly, being very sure that on the next day I should go forth free.
"Yes, but in regard to myself, my lord, it cannot be so, for I was removed from the Chatelet to the Bastile owing to an order from your eminence."
In truth, one of the Alencon bankers paid him every three months one hundred and fifty francs, sent down by Monsieur Bordin of Paris, the last of the procureurs du Chatelet
. Every one knew these details because the chevalier exacted the utmost secrecy from the persons to whom he first confided them.
"Why, she is the old wife of a procurator* of the Chatelet
, monsieur, named Madame Coquenard, who, although she is at least fifty, still gives herself jealous airs.
Bianchon, Lucien de Rubempre, Octave de Camps, the Comte de Granville, the Vicomte de Fontaine, du Bruel the vaudevillist, Andoche Finot the journalist, Derville, one of the best heads in the law courts, the Comte du Chatelet
, deputy, du Tillet, banker, and several elegant young men, such as Paul de Manerville and the Vicomte de Portenduere.
WADE, IRA o., Studies on Voltaire with some unpublished papers of Mme du Chatelet
, Princeton University Press 1947.
Joseph Fowler, 35, is currently resident director at the Theatre du Chatelet
in Paris for English National opera's staging of Leonard Bernstein's musical, On The Town, starring Caroline O'Connor.
Price starts from pounds 448 for 21 nights at Camping le Chatelet
for two adults and all kids including ferry crossings and a tent.
The opera will bow July 2 at Paris' Theatre du Chatelet
before buzzing Stateside to open the Los Angeles Opera's 2008/09 season.
Passionate Minds: The Great Love Affair of the Enlightenment, Featuring the Scientist Emilie du Chatelet
, the Poet Voltaire, Sword Fights, Book Burnings, Assorted Kings, Seditious Verse, and the Birth of the Modern World.
In "Footnote," a French love story, Madame du Chatelet
is apparently enjoying her friendship with Voltaire and Lieutenant Saint-Lambert while her husband is away on military duty.