Definition of Ascertaining:
I had meanwhile sought all private means of ascertaining what Frenchmen of rank and station were in that capital in the autumn of 1849. Among the list of the very few such Messieurs I fixed upon one as the most likely to be the mysterious Achille- Achille was, indeed, his nom de bapteme.- "The Parisians, Book 10.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- "Allan and the Holy Flower", H. Rider Haggard.
- "Rienzi", Edward Bulwer Lytton.