From Bastille, violence spread throughout the French countryside. Rumors were spread that the feudal lords had hired robbers to murder peasants. This rumor was not true, but it flamed fear that led to the peasants rising up against their local lords.
Peasants broke into manor houses, killed many of the nobles, and took possession of their properties. This wave of violence is known as the Great Fear.
The greater danger for most of men lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark.
The only one of the Seven Wonders that still survives today is The Great Pyramid of Giza.