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" ... little did I dream that I should have lived to see such 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 their scabbards to avenge even a look... "
Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter - Page 134
by Penny readings - 1867
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Specimens of Irish Eloquence: Now First Arranged and Collected, with ...

Charles Phillips - English orations - 1819 - 484 pages
...I dream that 1 should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought...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
...dream that I should have lived to sec such disasters fall upon her in a nation of gallant men—in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought...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 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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The British Prose Writers...: Burke's reflections

British prose literature - 1821 - 362 pages
...I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters 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 to avenge even a look that threatened her...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 91, Part 2

English essays - 1821 - 730 pages
...of its fall in these words—" The age of Chivalry is gone,— that of sophisters, oeconomists, anil 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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An Historical and Critical Memoir of the Life and Writings of the Right ...

John Watkins - 1822 - 452 pages
...I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her, in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought...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
...PLAGIARISM. 229 should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her, in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought...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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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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