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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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History of Our Own Times, Volume 1

Thomas Campbell, Thomas Carlyle - 1843 - 468 pages
...nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords would have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a...threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone ! " The food with which the royal family were supplied, was frequently so bad that they could not touch...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 482 pages
...live to see such 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...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 rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 464 pages
...see'n such disasters fallen-uponher/ in a nation of gallant-men, — in a n'ation of/ me'n-of-honour/ and of caval'iers. I thought ten thousand swo'rds/ must have le'aped/ from their scab'bards/ to have aven'ged/ even a loAok, that threatened heAr with i'nsult. — But the age of c'hivalry is gon'e....
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The Duty of American Women to Their Country

Catharine Esther Beecher - Education - 1845 - 188 pages
...Little did I dream I should have lived to see such 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 would have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult." Look,...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - English language - 1846 - 268 pages
...pair. Time and labor overcome the greatest obstacles. John, James, and William have read the book. But the age of chivalry is gone. That» of sophisters,...shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and BOX, that proud submission, that dignified obedience, that subordination of the heart, which kept alive,...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - English language - 1846 - 272 pages
...pair. Time and labor overeome the greatest obstacles. John, Jumes, and William have read the book. But the age of chivalry is gone. That" of sophisters,...and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. a See Note, p. 40. Never, never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud...
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Practical Speaking: As Taught in Yale College

Erasmus Darwin North - Elocution - 1846 - 454 pages
...|| of gallant men;\ in a nation of men of honor, and of cavaliers. I thought || ten thousand sword a must have leaped || from their scabbards, to avenge...threatened her || with insult. But the age || of chivalry That of aopklsten, \\ economists || and calculators, has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - English language - 1846 - 276 pages
...greatest obstacles. John, James, and William have read the book. But the age of chivalry is gone. Thata of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for evsr. Never, never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission,...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 344 pages
...I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters heaped upon her in a nation of gallant men ; in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought...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 dawn of modern civilization: or, Sketches of the social condition of ...

Europe - Europe - 1847 - 202 pages
...CHAPTER III. COMMERCE. " BUT the age of chivalry is gone," exclaimed Mr. Burke ; " that of sophists, economists, and calculators, has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever." We have no sympathy in the romantic feeling of that great man, when he uttered this exclamation. Commerce...
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