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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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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1879 - 1042 pages
...character.' Nearly a century ago, Burke declared ' the age of chivalry is gone ; the age of sophists, economists and calculators has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever.' Similarly Carlyle calls the eighteenth century ' An insincere world, a godless untruth of a world....
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The Lady's Magazine and Museum of the Belles-lettres, Fine Arts ..., Volume 8

English literature - 1836 - 496 pages
...did I dream that I should live to see such disasters fall upon her in a nation of gallant теп— in a nation of men of honour, and of cavaliers. I...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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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 668 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...But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, oeconomists, and calculators, has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never,...
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

1826 - 438 pages
...thought ten thousand swords would have leaped from their scabbards to avenge their wrongs — but their age of chivalry is gone, that of sophisters, economists...succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever." But these illustrious men despaired not of the cause of Greece for they had seen the hour...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Lord Byron

George Clinton - Poets, English - 1828 - 888 pages
...to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have...leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that should threaten her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone !* Lord Byron has made the original...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 3

Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829 - 852 pages
...lived to seo euch disasters fallen upon her [the queen of France] in a nation of gallant men — in n nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped out of their scabbards to avctiye even a look that threatened her with insult. — But tht; age of...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834 - 648 pages
...I dream, that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, ose their servante on œconomists, and calculators has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never,...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 404 pages
...lived to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, —in a natjpn of men of honor and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must...That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succceeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever. Never, never more, shall we behold that...
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Early Years and Late Reflections

Clement Carlyon - Physicians - 1836 - 340 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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United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 1

United States - 1838 - 540 pages
...quarters, until the appearance of this libel, intact by suspicion, and where ' ten thousand swords would have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened with such insult.' But we may calm our irritation and our fears. The " imperious'* nature of the case...
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