The Scarlet Pimpernel

by

Baroness Orczy

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The daughter of the Comte and Comtesse de Tournay and sister to the Vicomte. Suzanne and Marguerite St. Just are old friends from school, and Suzanne still cares for her despite Marguerite’s involvement in the death of the Marquis de St. Cyr and her own mother’s disapproval. Suzanne falls in love with Sir Andrew Ffoulkes after he helps her to escape the French Revolution, and they are married at the end of the novel.

Suzanne de Tournay Quotes in The Scarlet Pimpernel

The The Scarlet Pimpernel quotes below are all either spoken by Suzanne de Tournay or refer to Suzanne de Tournay. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
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). Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Signet edition of The Scarlet Pimpernel published in 1974.
Chapter 5 Quotes

She went up effusively to them both, with not a single touch of embarrassment in her manner or in her smile. Lord Tony and Sir Andrew watched the little scene with eager apprehension. English though they were, they had often been in France, and had mixed sufficiently with the French to realise the unbending hauteur, the bitter hatred with which the old noblesse of France viewed all those who had helped to contribute to their downfall. Armand St. Just, the brother of beautiful Lady Blakeney—though known to hold moderate and conciliatory views—was an ardent republican; his feud with the ancient family of St. Cyr—the rights and wrongs of which no outsider ever knew—had culminated in the downfall, the almost total extinction, of the latter.

Page Number: 38-9
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Suzanne de Tournay Character Timeline in The Scarlet Pimpernel

The timeline below shows where the character Suzanne de Tournay appears in The Scarlet Pimpernel. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 3: The Refugees
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...ever show enough gratitude to you all, Messieurs?” asks the Comtesse de Tournay. Her daughter, Suzanne, joins the Comtesse at the hearth. “So this is England,” she says, looking out the... (full context)
Chapter 4: The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel
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“As for me, Monsieur,” Suzanne says to Sir Andrew, “I trust you absolutely and I know that you will bring... (full context)
Chapter 5: Marguerite
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...“at its most dazzling stage,” and she is impeccably dressed. Lady Blakeney turns and faces Suzanne, who happens to be an old school friend, and the Comtesse. She greets Suzanne happily.... (full context)
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Lady Blakeney approaches Suzanne and the Comtesse “with not a single touch of embarrassment,” as the Comtesse places a... (full context)
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...I am at liberty to forbid my daughter to touch your hand in friendship. Come Suzanne.” She grabs her daughter and “sails majestically” up the stairs. “Suzanne,” mocks Lady Blakeney in... (full context)
Chapter 12: The Scrap of Paper
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...Lord Anthony and Sir Andrew, who both look “a little haggard and anxious.” From what Suzanne had said at the opera, the Scarlet Pimpernel has no intention of abandoning her father,... (full context)
Chapter 13: Either—Or?
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...of billets-doux as a crime,” she says, “and I vow I’ll not tell my little Suzanne.” (full context)
Chapter 18: The Mysterious Device
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...Percy have on his yacht? Placing her thoughts aside, Lady Blakeney thinks about her day. Suzanne de Tournay is coming to visit. She had invited her old friend to visit last... (full context)
Chapter 19: The Scarlet Pimpernel
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...mind a blank,” Lady Blakeney notices a young woman enter the garden. “Where are you?” Suzanne de Tournay yells to her friend. Lady Blakeney welcomes her and the two women embrace.... (full context)
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“But what is it, chérie?” Suzanne asks, noticing Lady Blakeney’s distraction. “Are you ill, Marguerite? What is it?” Marguerite asks to... (full context)
Chapter 20: The Friend
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Lady Blakeney bids Suzanne farewell and tells her servants to ready the horses and carriage. She cannot afford “to... (full context)
Chapter 31: The Escape
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...for all of them just beyond a cove. “Ah! [Sir Andrew] will make pretty little Suzanne a most admirable and methodical husband,” Percy says. (full context)
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...at last a great and lasting happiness.” The wedding of Sir Andrew Ffoulkes to Mlle. Suzanne de Tournay is the social event of the season, and M. Chauvelin, the “accredited agent”... (full context)