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Marguerite Blakeney (Character)
from The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982) (TV)

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The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982) (TV)
Marguerite: They seek him here,/ They seek him there,/ Those Frenchies seek him everywhere./ Is he in heaven,/ Or is he in hell?/ My own elusive Pimpernel.
Sir Percy: Sink me, the lady is a poet.
[they kiss]

Sir Percy: The only power that I can see at present, mademoiselle, is the power of your beauty.
Marguerite: Well, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, Sir Percy.
Sir Percy: This beholder is enchanted.

Marguerite: I don't know whether you're mad, or...
Sir Percy: Desperately in love? 'Tis all the same. Tell me, if you can, that you do not feel it, too.

Sir Percy: If I were to tell you that I adore you, would you have me do so stintingly?
Marguerite: *Adore* me?
Sir Percy: Or would you have me declare it as I feel it, with all my heart?

Marguerite: I see now what begins as a dream can end as a nightmare. Some causes can become warped and twisted, like some men.

Marguerite: Will you not even defend your wife's honor?
Sir Percy: Od's fish, m'dear. Would you have me challenge the poor countess to a duel?

Countess de Tournay: [accusing Marguerite of denouncing the Marquis de St Cyr] Can you deny that, Lady Blakeney?
Marguerite: I refuse to confirm or deny such accusations. For this is no trial - and you are no judge.
Countess de Tournay: True, Madame. God will be your judge.


The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
Lady Marguerite Blakeney: Can't you rise above trivialities for once?
Percy Blakeney: Can't rise above anything more than three syllables, my dear - never could.

Lady Marguerite Blakeney: Oh but Percy, through me, a good, a generous man my lose his life. Oh Percy, what can I do? How can I warn him?
Percy Blakeney: Warn him? Against what?
Lady Marguerite Blakeney: Against the danger if he goes back to France.
Percy Blakeney: Well, if he's the kind of lunatic I take him to be, your warning's not going to stop him.
Lady Marguerite Blakeney: But he might be going to his death.
Percy Blakeney: That's all the fellow lives for. Besides, he doesn't know you're in love with him.
Lady Marguerite Blakeney: I'm not in love with him! I admire his head of wisdom, but I'm not in love with him.
Percy Blakeney: Oh, but you are. It's a dangerous game, my dear. Falling in love with a phantom. For all you know, he might be a married man who is deeply in love with his wife.

Lady Marguerite Blakeney: Can you honestly deny that you've changed?