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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 Duty of American Women to Their Country

Catharine Esther Beecher - Education - 1845 - 188 pages
...of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords would have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult." Look, now, through those prison bars. There, pale and mournful, upon a pallet of straw, rests one for...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - English language - 1846 - 268 pages
...pair. Time and labor overcome the greatest obstacles. John, James, and William have read the book. But the age of chivalry is gone. That» of sophisters,...shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and BOX, that proud submission, that dignified obedience, that subordination of the heart, which kept alive,...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - English language - 1846 - 272 pages
...pair. Time and labor overeome the greatest obstacles. John, Jumes, and William have read the book. But the age of chivalry is gone. That" of sophisters,...and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. a See Note, p. 40. Never, never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud...
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Practical Speaking: As Taught in Yale College

Erasmus Darwin North - Elocution - 1846 - 454 pages
...|| of gallant men;\ in a nation of men of honor, and of cavaliers. I thought || ten thousand sword a must have leaped || from their scabbards, to avenge...threatened her || with insult. But the age || of chivalry That of aopklsten, \\ economists || and calculators, has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - English language - 1846 - 276 pages
...greatest obstacles. John, James, and William have read the book. But the age of chivalry is gone. Thata of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for evsr. Never, never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission,...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 344 pages
...disasters heaped 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...succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever. Never, never more, shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission,...
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The dawn of modern civilization: or, Sketches of the social condition of ...

Europe - Europe - 1847 - 202 pages
...CHAPTER III. COMMERCE. " BUT the age of chivalry is gone," exclaimed Mr. Burke ; " that of sophists, economists, and calculators, has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever." We have no sympathy in the romantic feeling of that great man, when he uttered this exclamation. Commerce...
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Apocalyptic Sketches: Or, Lectures on the Book of Revelation. Delivered in ...

John Cumming - 1848 - 558 pages
...gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and cavaliers ! Methought ten thousand swords must have leapt from their scabbards, to avenge even a look that threatened...the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission, that dignified obedience,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 63

Scotland - 1848 - 816 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 proud submission, that dignified...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 24

1848 - 524 pages
...Burke in illustrating the spirit of the day : — " 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 see that proud submission, that dignified obedience,...
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