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Trivia: The Marquis de Sade, a promiscuous man and a convicted rapist died of syphilis (a sexually-transmitted disease) in 1814.

Factual error: In one of his first appearances, Proulx the Architect is using a modern pen on a pad of paper when taking notes.

David Mercier
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Marquis de Sade: This is a rare vintage from an obscure village in Bordeaux. Rather than crush the grape underfoot, they place the fruit on the belly of a bride, and reap its juices when the young husband steers his vessel into port. Full-bodied flavor, with just a hint of wantonness. Bottoms up.
Coulmier: It's from our own cellar. I recognize the taste.
Marquis de Sade: I should have told you it was the blood of Christ. You'd believe that, wouldn't you?

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