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  • It was something of a relief to be approaching Brookfield, country home of the Marquess of Gilmore, at last.

    Snow Angels

  • From the Marquess of Salisbury, father of the late Prime Minister,

    The Life of Froude

  • I informed him — at least, I have been told I did; I was not quite rational at the time — that my great-uncle the Marquess of Gilmore would have his license and his head, not necessarily in that order, if he did not put that saw down and practice responsible medicine.

    Snow Angels

  • "Never could stand traveling," the Marquess of Heddingly grumbled.

    Ungrateful Governess

  • (* Richard, Earl of Mornington, afterwards the Marquess Wellesley, was Governor-General of India from 1798 to 1805.)

    The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders

  • "It would have been far better to come up here tomorrow morning when there would be daylight coming through the windows," Annabelle was saying to Lord Beresford as they stood in the gallery, holding up a branch of candles to the portrait of his grandfather, the Marquess of Gilford's brother.

    Snow Angels

  • He was also petulant, nervous, prone to outbursts of anger, and as a rumored bisexual, the subject of a whispering campaign by the Marquess of Queensberry, the hunter of Oscar Wilde.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • It had been a brilliant match for him, Lana being the daughter of the Marquess of Gilmore and enormously wealthy in her own right.

    Snow Angels

  • She had been too young when she had gone to Bath, and too naive: she had never been beyond the neighborhood where she had grown up and to Brookfield, the Marquess of Gilmore's home.

    Snow Angels

  • Rosamund found herself over the next few weeks looking forward to the house party at Brookfield, the Marquess of Gilmore's country home.

    Snow Angels

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