noun, plural mar·quis·es [mahr-kwi-siz,] /ˈmɑr kwɪ sɪz,/ mar·quis [mahr-keez; French mar-kee]. /mɑrˈkiz; French marˈki/.
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The French aristocrat Marquis de Sade once said that “It is only by way of pain one arrives at pleasure.”
Marquis-Boire has extensively researched DaVinci and Finfisher malware, and says Blackshades is a bit different.
Her husband was the Marquis of Lorne when she married him, later the 9th Duke of Argyll.
Marquis says online ads, phone calls, and follow-up emails soliciting money directly for Ken Cuccinelli will follow shortly.
Marquis et al. are looking to fry a much bigger, much blonder political fish.
I am afraid, Monsieur le Marquis, that I shall be interfering with your arrangements?
Condillac after the marquis's death had refused to pay tithes to Mother Church and has flouted and insulted the Bishop.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He inclosed it under a cover to the Marquis Santa Cruz, who had a villa in the neighbourhood.
He directed the brief letter to the Marquis de Montemar, and left it on the table.
"Soldiers, attend the Marquis de Montemar to the gates," coldly replied the warden.