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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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Elocution Made Easy, Containing Rules and Selections for Declamation and Reading

Rufus Claggett - 1855 - 208 pages
...disasters heaped upon her — in a nation of gallant men ; in a nation of men of honor and of cavalierg.J I thought ten thousand swords | must have leaped from...avenge even a look | that threatened her with insult. Section 2. But the age of chivalry§ | is gone. That of sophisters,|| economists, and calculators,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1855 - 632 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. Bukthe-aga-efchivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded; and...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - 1855 - 444 pages
...upon her \ in a nation of gallani men1, — I in a nation of men of lion 'or, | and of cavaliers*. | I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards | to avenge even a loo/r' | that threatened her with insuli. | Bui the age of chivalry is gone*. | That of soph'isters,...
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A Journey Through the United States and Part of Canada

Robert Everest - United States - 1855 - 198 pages
...Reason, philosophy, Fiddle-de, diddle-dee." It is even a kind of wickedness to do so. " The age of economists and calculators has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever." Upon the whole, the author has givej^a work full of valuable information to those who are interested...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 660 pages
...measure. Jacida Prudenttim. GEORGE HERUERT gallant men, in a nation of men of honor and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. Speech at Bristol on declining the Poll. 1780. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us at...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1856 - 962 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...scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult.3 But the age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 800 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...scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult.—But the age of chivalry is gone. 1 RIGHTS OF MAN. If civil society be made for the advantage...
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Woman's Faith: A Tale of Southern Life

American fiction - 1856 - 324 pages
...soothing words, her angel acts would surround her, with an army of friends, ' whose swords would leap from their scabbards, to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult.' And more than all, by these arbitrary rules of which you speak, society has deprived our sex of a school...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 31

American essays - 1873 - 794 pages
...such 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...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 Most Eminent Orators and Statesmen of Ancient and Modern Times ...

David Addison Harsha - Orators - 1857 - 544 pages
...disasters fallen upon her In a nation of gallant men in a nation of men of honor 20 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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