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marquee, marquise

A permanent roof-like shelter over an entrance to a building.
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Come, now, I have hopes of obtaining what I have been for years endeavoring to persuade the marquise to promise; namely, a perfect amnesty and forgetfulness of the past.
Well," said the marquise, "it seems probable that, by the aid of the Holy Alliance, we shall be rid of Napoleon; and we must trust to the vigilance of M.
My love," said the marquise, "attend to your doves, your lap-dogs, and embroidery, but do not meddle with what you do not understand.
And one which will go far to efface the recollection of his father's conduct," added the incorrigible marquise.
Then the king, who, without our suspecting it, had overheard our conversation, interrupted us by saying, `Villefort' -- observe that the king did not pronounce the word Noirtier, but, on the contrary, placed considerable emphasis on that of Villefort -- `Villefort,' said his majesty, `is a young man of great judgment and discretion, who will be sure to make a figure in his profession; I like him much, and it gave me great pleasure to hear that he was about to become the son-in-law of the Marquis and Marquise de Saint-Meran.
Come, come, my friend," interrupted the marquise, "do not neglect your duty to linger with us.
Never mind that foolish girl, Villefort," said the marquise.
exclaimed the angry marquise, "your folly exceeds all bounds.
Delicate flowers are fashioned from 17 care s marquise diamonds in a necklace designed by Kwiat ($44,000), shown with hand-fabricated floral earrings with 6.
While Dendy entered as the favorite, the wild card was Marquise Goodwin, a wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills competing in his first long jump since the London Olympics in 2012.
3-Rimaghane : Femelle baie 2ans par Andawar et Marquise d'Ops.
The 2009 biography by British historian Caroline Moore-head recounts the life of a woman named Lucie-Henriette Dillon, who became Marquise de la Tour du Pin, and was in fact eyewitness to an incredible period of history, from the last, naive days of the court of Louis XVI at Versailles, to the entirety of the French Revolution, and all the way through the Napoleonic era and up to the Revolution of 1848.