Comes five months after the first incident. Sade travels to Paris and the October 29, 1763 is arrested and taken to the fortress of Vincennes by order of King. Ultimate causes are unknown to this arrest. In any case, the arrest is related to one or more days of debauchery and a mysterious manuscript. Sade spends 15 days holed up until the family of his wife he takes over and returns to chaffars with orders not to leave the province without the royal permission. On April 3, 1764 received permission from the King authorizing it to remain in Paris for three months. On May 17, is responsible for the direction of a theater in Evry, just 30 km from Paris, in which the plays of contemporary authors, Sade may have starred some of them.On May 26, takes office as lieutenant general governor of Bresse, Bugey, and Gex Valromey before the parliament of Dijon. That summer is spent in Paris and the September 11 order is revoked permanently actual confinement. In late 1764, Sade marriage is installed in Paris, also in the homes of Montreuil. Sade successively taken several lovers and regularly uses the services of prostitutes.

If we ignore this letter, Sade at that time still yearned for a marriage of love: The days when people in a marriage of convenience bring only thorns, had ceased to be opened spring roses. How have collected these days that now hate. Hand in hand with happiness had vanished too quickly. The long years of my life would not have enough to weigh my love. I kneel in worship continued at the feet of my wife and the chains of obligation, always covered in love, would have meant for my heart caught only degrees of happiness.Vain illusion! Sleep too sublime! Letter from the Marquis de Sade Sade licentious life figure at the time in newspapers Inspector Marais. Marais directly under the general police Lt. Antoine de Sartin, was licentious activities of members of the Court, including members of royal blood, and was responsible for developing the Sartin delivered daily to Louis XV and the Pompadour for your entertainment.

They refer to their adventures with the actress Mlle. Colette shared a lover with another nobleman of the time. In one of his reports, Marais writes: “Mr. Marquis of Lignerac, by imposition of his family, has been absolutely forced to leave Miss Colette, Italian actress and dropping out of Mr. Marquis de Sade, who in turn is very disturbed, because it is not rich enough to sustain the burden alone of a woman’s show. ” 14 Sade finally cut its relationship with Mlle.Colette by intervention of his mother. Once broken the relationship with Mlle. Colette, takes as lovers to other actresses and dancers. In 1765 he took as a lover to Beauvoisin, one of the most sought after courtesans of the Court. Sade leaves her marital home and takes her to Lacoste, where he will spend with her a few months. In Lacoste does not hesitate to submit it and in some cases is mistaken for his wife. This makes it harder to deserve the reproaches of his family. Mme. Montreuil from Paris gets to talk to his uncle the abbot to make him see reason: “Use the force to separate them.

Surely the minister would easily everything you asked, but this would cause a scandal and would be dangerous for him: therefore, we should not. … Do not lose sight of because the only way to deal with it is not leaving him a single moment. That was how I managed last year to separate him from Colette and to reason then to convince him that I was wrong.I doubt that he loves it more ardently than the other: it was afrenzy. Everything went pretty well since then until this Lent has a crush on is now. Sade will pass by the Beauvoisin at least two years. In 1767 his father died, so he inherited several estates, and the title of Count de Sade. He continued to use his title of Marquis as usual in the family that used either alternately title generation. Their first son, Louis-Marie, was born on August 27 that year. After the death of his father, could have returned to the Beauvoisin. Sade does not abandon his licentious life, alternating in court. On April 16, 1767 amounted to captain in the regiment commander of the Cavalry field marshal and continues his love of the theater by brand several comedies.