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  • "But then, the marquesa is a tiresome bore, is she not?

    Beyond the Sunrise

  • The Spanish aristocrat has 46 titles, according to Reuters, as she is a duchess, a countess and a marquesa several times over.

    Duchess Of Alba, Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, Weds Alfonso Diez (PHOTOS)

  • And then he saw that he had done not only her servants an injustice in his mind but the marquesa too.

    Beyond the Sunrise

  • For she had the life of a marquesa to resume and he had a battle to fight.

    Beyond the Sunrise

  • He dismounted for the last time to hand the marquesa from her carriage.

    Beyond the Sunrise

  • "And how," Lieutenant Freire said in English, smiling pleasantly down at the girl on his arm, "am I to divest myself of this encumbrance so that I may fall at the feet of the marquesa and pay my homage?"

    Beyond the Sunrise

  • However it was, she always wore white as the marquesa.

    Beyond the Sunrise

  • At first Joana thought that no one would take any notice of either of them, and she smiled at the thought of how everyone would have stopped at least to take notice if she were dressed as the marquesa.

    Beyond the Sunrise

  • He supposed that he must wait until the end, or, if he were fortunate, until he had been noticed sufficiently by both the marquesa and the Beau that he could make his escape.

    Beyond the Sunrise

  • And so it was a relaxed and smiling and vivid marquesa — dressed in a gown of startling pink — who arrived at the house where the colonel was lodged and allowed him to take both her hands in his and raise them one at a time to his lips.

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