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" ... little did I dream that I should have lived to see such 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 their scabbards to avenge even a look... "
Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter - Page 134
by Penny readings - 1867
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Reflections on the Revolution in France, and on the Proceedings ..., Issues 1-2

Edmund Burke - France - 1790 - 370 pages
...I dream that I fhould have lived to fee fuch difafters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thoufand fwords muft have leaped from their fcabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with...
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - Periodicals - 1790 - 606 pages
...I dream that 1 fhould have lived to fee fuch difafters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men. in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thoufand Avords muft have leaped from ir fcabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with in.—But...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France,: And on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - France - 1790 - 536 pages
...I dream that I fhould have lived to fee fuch difafters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thoufand fwords muft have leaped from their fcabbards to avense even even a look that threatened her...
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - Scotland - 1791 - 422 pages
...dream that I fliould have lived to fee fucli .difafters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour, and of cavaliers. I thought ten thoufand fwords mull have leaped from their fcabbards, to avenge even a look that threatened her with...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 2

1797 - 700 pages
...I dream that I fliould have lived to fee fuch difafters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thoufand fwords mult have leaped from their fcabbards to avenge even a loik that threatened her with...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1798 - 350 pages
...I dream that I fhould Have lived to fee fuch difafters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thoufands fwords muft have leaped from their fcabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800 - 488 pages
...I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought...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 - 702 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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The Life, Adventures, and Opinions of Col. George Hanger, Volume 1

George Hanger - Great Britain - 1801 - 356 pages
...gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers ; that you thought ten thousand swords would have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened you with insult. When you speak of the cruelty and excesses committed in war, do not forget to say,...
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The Life, Adventures, and Opinions of Col. George Hanger, Volume 1

George Hanger - Great Britain - 1801 - 356 pages
...gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers ; that you thought ten thousand swords would have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened you icilh insult. 168 When you speak of the cruelty and excesses committed in war, do not forget to...
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