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Desserts include pecan carrot cake, caramel profiteroles, chocolate marquise cake, bread pudding, pineapple fritters and cupcakes, along with chocolate eggs.
Scenes typically end with the marquise at a blackboard making hash marks beneath each word to tell which one has the advantage.
Other trends include rose-gold settings, settings with small diamonds in the band and east-west settings, where an elongated stone such as princess cut or marquise is set sideways on the ring.
Above: An Edwardian platinum engagement ring with 3.56-carat Old European Diamond center stone flanked by eight round diamonds and an Edwardian marquise shape platinum engagement ring with three round diamonds from Stephanie Windsor Antiques.
Tucker writes with gusto about Marie-Madeleine d’Aubray, the marquise de Brinvilliers, who dosed her father and brothers with arsenic for forcibly separating her from her rogue lover.
For these vengeful deeds, the marquise had her head chopped off in a spectacular public execution.
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