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" I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished... "
Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ... - Page 99
by Elbert Hubbard - 1923 - 228 pages
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800 - 490 pages
...disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone.' The same all-grasping genius exhibits most striking examples of the pathetic, the terrible, the sublime....
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The Port Folio, Volume 4

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1810 - 700 pages
...revolution! and what heart must I have to contemplate without emotion that elevation and that fall! I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...with insult — but the age of chivalry is gone!" In the following simile, the conspicuous light in which the valour of Hector is placed, demands a considerable...
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Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta ... queen of France and Navarre, tr. by R.C. Dallas

Joseph Weber - 1805 - 552 pages
...disasters " fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in " a nation of men of honour, and of cavaliers. " I thought ten thousand swords must have " leaped from...threatened her with insult. But the " age of chivalry is gone—that of sophisters, " oeconomists, and calculators has succeeded; " and the glory of Europe...
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The Port Folio, Volumes 5-6

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1808 - 844 pages
...produced order ; and inspired whatever lieart it touched, •with feelings of humanity and friendship. " But the age of Chivalry is gone ; that of sophisters, economists and calculators has succeeded." E. p**. For The Port Folio. LITERARY INTELLIGENCE. Messrs. BB Hopkins and Co. have published,...
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American Lady's Preceptor: A Compilation of Observations, Essays, and ...

Women - 1811 - 386 pages
...disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men; in a nation of men of honour, and ot-cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...never more, shall we behold that generous loyalty to mnk and sex; that proud submission, that dignified obedience, that subordination of thelieart, winch...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 428 pages
...disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men,—in a nation of men of honour and.of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...scabbards to avenge even a- look that threatened her with insult—But the age of chivalry is gone.—That of sophisters, economists, and* calculators, has succeeded;...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings of Certain ...

Edmund Burke - France - 1814 - 258 pages
...disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of' cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...the age of chivalry is gone. — That of sophisters, cecouomists, and calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never,...
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The Heroine, Or, Adventures of Cherubina

Eaton Stannard Barrett - Electronic books - 1815 - 252 pages
...lovely as the G nidus of Praxiteles.' IDA OF ATUE.VS. Page 149.— / thought ten thousand &c. — ' I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult.' BURKE ox THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. Pape 152. — In all the elegant embarrassment, fc. — ' Her eyes,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 63

England - 1848 - 802 pages
...sixty years have elapsed since Mr Burke observed — " The age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophists, economists, and calculators has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex — that prond submission, that dignified...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 426 pages
...disasters fall upon her in a nation of gallant men — in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...calculators, has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is:extinguished for ever. Never, never more, shall we behold that generous loyality to rank and sex,-—...
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