Our manager will, this afternoon, be at the Court of Assize at Versailles
, with the letter--the letter containing the name of the murderer!"
I thought that I was back once more at Versailles
, and in the presence of my Queen."
Archer did not accompany his son to Versailles
. He preferred to spend the afternoon in solitary roamings through Paris.
Go and gaze upon all the paintings in Europe, and where will you find such a gallery of living and breathing commotion on canvas, as in that triumphal hall at Versailles
; where the beholder fights his way, pell-mell, through the consecutive great battles of France; where every sword seems a flash of the Northern Lights, and the successive armed kings and Emperors dash by, like a charge of crowned centaurs?
She lives in the strictest retirement at Versailles
. Not long since she published a biography of her deceased husband.
It was agreed that Whitsunday should be spent at Versailles
. On that day the royal apartments were open to the public, and at the hour of High Mass the crowd flowed back towards the vestibule of the chapel to witness what was called the procession of the Cordons Bleus.
The veins and arteries spouted up such a prodigious quantity of blood, and so high in the air, that the great JET D'EAU at Versailles
was not equal to it for the time it lasted: and the head, when it fell on the scaffold floor, gave such a bounce as made me start, although I was at least half an English mile distant.
de Villefort, who had been the king's attorney at Nimes, and afterwards at Versailles
." Monte Cristo glanced at Bertuccio, who became whiter than the wall against which he leaned to prevent himself from falling.
We have seen every thing, and tomorrow we go to Versailles
. We shall see Paris only for a little while as we come back to take up our line of march for the ship, and so I may as well bid the beautiful city a regretful farewell.
There were cafes all round, and by chance, thirsty and eager to get a nearer sight of the crowd, Philip installed himself at a little table outside the Cafe de Versailles
. Every other table was taken, for it was a fine night; and Philip looked curiously at the people, here little family groups, there a knot of men with odd-shaped hats and beards talking loudly and gesticulating; next to him were two men who looked like painters with women who Philip hoped were not their lawful wives; behind him he heard Americans loudly arguing on art.
Therefore, when Sunday came, the mender of roads was not enchanted(though he said he was) to find that madame was to accompany monsieur and himself to Versailles
. It was additionally disconcerting to have madame knitting all the way there, in a public conveyance; it was additionally disconcerting yet, to have madame in the crowd in the afternoon, still with her knitting in her hands as the crowd waited to see the carriage of the King and Queen.
"Does your majesty remember, when playing in the park of Fontainebleau, or in the palace courts at Versailles
, ever to have seen the sky grow suddenly dark and heard the sound of thunder?"