The French aristocrat marquis de Sade once said that “It is only by way of pain one arrives at pleasure.”
The film zooms in on the marquis (played by Geoffrey Rush) during his last years in an insane asylum.
This policy struggle has not been waged according to the marquis of Queensbury rules.
She should be a combination of Noel Coward and the marquis de Sade.
Who better to capture the psychosexual nature of Twilight than the current marquis De Denmark?
marquis worked for a while at the canning machines, at the big grinding vats.
Cannot we go to them, who do not seek the hospitality of the marquis?
The marquis of Queensbury should have lived to see this, he thought.
"I do," answered the marquis of Morella, speaking for the first time.
There had not of late been much expression of kindness from the marquis to the clergyman.
also marquess, c.1300, title of nobility, from Old French marchis, literally "ruler of a border area," from Old French marche "frontier," from Medieval Latin marca "frontier, frontier territory" (see march (n.1)). Originally the ruler of border territories in various European regions (e.g. Italian marchese, Spanish marqués); later a mere title of rank, below duke and above count. Related: Marquisate.