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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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Specimens of Irish Eloquence: Now First Arranged and Collected, with ...

Charles Phillips - English orations - 1819 - 484 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, ceconomists, and calculators, has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never,...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 490 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...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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The British Prose Writers...: Burke's reflections

British prose literature - 1821 - 362 pages
...fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought tea thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards...ever. Never, never more, shall we behold that generous loyally to rank and sex, that prond submission, that dignified obedience, that subordination of the...
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The New Edinburgh review

1822 - 694 pages
...contemplate without emotion that elevation and that fall 1 * * * But the age of chivalry is gone 1 That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has...succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever !' — Reflections on the French Revolution. as the illustration given by Paine, when he said Mr. Burke,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 91, Part 2; Volume 130

Early English newspapers - 1821 - 734 pages
...times, speaks of its fall in these words — " The age of Chivalry is gone, — that of sopbisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever." Burke, Letter on the French Revolution, p. 113. f De Sade, Vie de Petrarque, apud Godwin, Life of Chaucer,...
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Report of the Proceedings Before the House of Lords, on a Bill of ..., Volume 4

Joseph Nightingale - Great Britain - 1822 - 584 pages
...OBSEQUIES. BY J. IpGHTINGALE, One of the Authors of" the Beauties of England and Wales," Sf-c. " 1 thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...her with insult. — But the age of chivalry is gone ! " BURKE. fLonHon: J. ROBINS AND CO. ALBION PRESS, IVY LANE, PATERNOSTER ROW. TABLE OF CONTENTS. CHAPTER...
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Memoirs of her late majesty, queen Caroline, Volume 3

Joseph Nightingale - 1822 - 640 pages
...jFcm tii. BY J. NIGHTINGALE, One of the Authors of " the Beauties of England and Wales," SfC. IfC. " 1 thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...her with insult. — But the age of chivalry is gone ! " BUREB. "Death is the port where all may refuge find. The end of labour, entry unto rest ; Death...
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An Historical and Critical Memoir of the Life and Writings of the Right ...

John Watkins - 1822 - 452 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...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult." CHAPTER XI. Birth of a Daughter to Lord Byron. — Differences with his Lady. — She quits his Residence....
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: With ...

John Watkins - Poets, English - 1822 - 452 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...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult." CHAPTER XI. Birth of a Daughter to Lord Byron. — Differences with his Lady. — She quits his Residence....
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1879 - 1042 pages
...character.' Nearly a century ago, Burke declared ' the age of chivalry is gone ; the age of sophists, economists and calculators has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever.' Similarly Carlyle calls the eighteenth century ' An insincere world, a godless untruth of a world....
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