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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 British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849 - 446 pages
...disasters fall upon her in a nation of gallant men — in a nation of men of honor and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...that generous loyalty to rank and sex — that proud submission—that dignified obedience—that subordination'of the heart, which keeps alive, even in...
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History of Europe: From the Commencement of the French Revolution ..., Volume 1

Archibald Alison - Europe - 1849 - 708 pages
...such disasters fallen upon her, in a nation of gallant men — in a nation of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look which threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophists, economists, and...
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Études littéraires ou cours complet de littérature anglaise

Georges Hardinge Champion - 1849 - 548 pages
...âge of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, ecomomists, and calculators lias succeeded ; and thé glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never, never more shall we behold that générons loyalty to rank and sex, lhat proud submission, that digniiîed obédience, that subordination...
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Spirit of '76 in Rhode Island: Or, Sketches of the Efforts of the Government ...

Benjamin Cowell - Rhode Island - 1850 - 364 pages
...disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men — in a nation of men of honor 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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Essays, Political, Historical, and Miscellaneous, Volume 1

Archibald Alison - Europe - 1850 - 680 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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Essays, Political, Historical, and Miscellaneous, Volume 1

Archibald Alison - Europe - 1850 - 680 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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Essays on his own times, forming a 2nd series of The Friend, ed. by his ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1850 - 464 pages
...be no more — that of philosophers and of Christians will succeed, and the torch of superstition be extinguished for ever. Never, never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank, which is prodigal of its own virtue and its own happiness to invest a few with unholy splendours; —...
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The age, a letter to a society for the improvement of sacred architecture ...

Age - 1850 - 234 pages
...to perish with it." It is equally true in our time, as it was when the remark was made by Burke, " The age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded." Not that these subjects are to be overlooked or neglected. They are and ought to be attended to by...
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Essays on His Own Times: Forming a Second Series of The Friend, Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ethics - 1850 - 392 pages
...be no more — that of philosophers and of Christians will succeed, and the torch of superstition he extinguished for ever. Never, never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank, which is prodigal of its own virtue and its own happiness to invest a few with unholy splendours; —...
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Apocalyptic Sketches; Or, Lectures on the Book of Revelation ...

John Cumming - Bible - 1851 - 592 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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