Marquise de Pompadour

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Marquise de Pompadour French noblewoman who was the lover of Louis XV, whose policies she influenced (1721-1764)
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Usage

In literature:

He is reported to be prime favorite of the Marquise de Pompadour.
"The Golden Dog" by William Kirby
The Marquise de Pompadour cried out warmly, 'Good!
"Frederick The Great and His Family" by L. Muhlbach
A very poor woman, to whom I have sometimes given a little assistance, pretends to be a relation of the Marquise de Pompadour.
"The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete" by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
Since the death of the Marquise de Pompadour, the King had no titled mistress; he contented himself with his seraglio in the Parc-aux-Cerfs.
"Memoirs Of The Court Of Marie Antoinette, Queen Of France, Complete" by Madame Campan
The French army perfectly resembled its mistress, the Marquise de Pompadour.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
Madame la Marquise de Pompadour was present.
"Petticoat Rule" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
Why has he not brought me a letter from the Duc de Choiseul or the Marquise de Pompadour?
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. III (of VI), "The Eternal Quest" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
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