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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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Memorable Scenes in French History: From the Era of Cardinal Richelieu to ...

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - France - 1857 - 398 pages
...glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendor, and joy ! I thought ten thousand swords would have leaped from their scabbards, to avenge even a...sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded, and tho glory of Europe is extinguished forever." The kindness and generosity of her nature, which often...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1848 - 786 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...threatened her with insult. — But the age of chivalry is gone.1 RIGHTS OF MAN. tf civil society he made for the advantage of man, all the advantages for which...
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Progressive Exercises in Rhetorical Reading ...

Richard Greene Parker - 1857 - 152 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...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. economists, and calculators, has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never,...
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McGuffey's New Eclectic Speaker: Containing about Three Hundred Exercises ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Elocution - 1858 - 516 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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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1858 - 566 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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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1858 - 608 pages
...honour and of cavaliers. I thought ton thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge a look that threatened her with insult. But the age...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1859 - 780 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...threatened her with insult. — But the age of chivalry is gone.1 RIGHTS OF MAN. If civil society be made for the advantage of man, all the advantages for which...
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Edmund Burke and Ireland: Aesthetics, Politics and the Colonial Sublime

Luke Gibbons - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 326 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, oeconomists, and calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. . ....
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The Dream of Civilized Warfare: World War I Flying Aces and the American ...

Linda Raine Robertson - History - 2003 - 520 pages
...tradition, and conservative "chivalric" values against those of utilitarianism and commercial interests: But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters,...and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. . . . The unbought grace of life, the cheap defense of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic...
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Lament for Economics

Barbara Wootton - Business & Economics - 2003 - 336 pages
...UNWIN LTD MUSEUM STREET All rights reserved PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN BY UNWIN BROTHERS LTD., WOKING "The age of chivalry is gone: that of sophisters,...and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever." EDMUND BURKE, 1790 "Equilibrium is just equilibrium." PROFESSOR LIONEL ROBBINS, 1932 THIS is not a...
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