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  • I met him late one afternoon in what was once the downstairs bar of the Hôtel du Pont Royal where I was in the habit of making dates I wanted to remain outside the Grasset publishing house panoptic, held 24 hours a day or nearly that at the Twickenham, a bar that no longer exists, once at the corner of the rue des Saints-Pères and the rue de Grenelle.

    Bernard-Henri Lévy: Is Jean-Luc Godard Antisemitic? First Episode: Hail Mary (1984)

  • One night while crossing the Seine on the Pont Royal, he sees a woman committing suicide, but does nothing to stop her as it would involve risking his own safety, and there would also be no one there to see his act of heroism.

    Empty Your Heart Of Its Mortal Dream

  • A thing which smoked and clattered on the Seine with the noise of a swimming dog went and came beneath the windows of the Tuileries, from the Pont Royal to the Pont

    Les Miserables

  • In 1594, he had ordered them to build a huge addition to the Louvre, a great gallery that ran along the river from the Pont des Arts to the Pont Royal.

    Champlain's Dream

  • He bent his way toward the Pont Royal, musing over the last fancies of others who had gone before him.

    The Magic Skin

  • “Does Guy like girls?” asked Judy as they walked over the Pont Royal.


  • I was on my way over the Pont Royal, one evening, at my usual hour, and was just coming in sight of my bewitching flower-merchant, when

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 27, January, 1860

  • The roofs and windows of the houses were crowded, whilst the Pont Royal and the square of Louis XV. were covered by an immense multitude.

    Wonderful Balloon Ascents

  • Carrousel, where Calvert could see the faithful Swiss regiment at their post, over the Pont Royal and so to the Faubourg St. Germain and the

    Calvert of Strathore

  • They made their way out by the old rue St. Louis and the Quai des Orfèvres, and, keeping still to the left bank of the Seine, did not cross until they came to the Pont Royal.

    Calvert of Strathore


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