1. It is said that Mazarin, who, though a cardinal, had not taken such vows as to prevent it, was secretly married to Anne of Austria. —⁠La Porte’s Memoirs

  2. The Three Musketeers.

  3. This secret passage is still to be seen in the Palais Royal.

  4. A sacerdotal officer.

  5. This poire d’angoisse was a famous gag, in the form of a pear, which, being thrust into the mouth, by the aid of a spring, dilated, so as to distend the jaws to their greatest width.

  6. Sandy hills about Dunkirk, from which it derives its name.