Vingt sentence example
- Pontales, Vingt annees de republique parlementaire au 17me siecle.
- Thonissen, La Belgique sous le regne de Leopold I"' (4 vols., 18 551858); De Laveleye, Le Parti clerical en Belgique (1874); Vandervelde and Destree, Le Socialisme beige (1898); C. Woeste, Vingt ans de polemique (1890); Hamelius, Le Mouvement flamand (1894).
- In 1691 Louvois's successor, Barbezieux, writes to him about his "prisonnier de vingt ans" (Dauger was first imprisoned in 1669, Mattioli in 1679), and Saint-Mars replies that "nobody has seen him but myself."
- Dumas, who has drawn from this passage one of his very best scenes in Vingt ans apres, has done little but throw Retz into dialogue and amplify his language and incidents.