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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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Apocalyptic Sketches: Or, Lectures on the Book of Revelation. Delivered in ...

John Cumming - 1848 - 558 pages
...gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and cavaliers ! Methought ten thousand swords must have leapt from their scabbards, to avenge even a look that threatened...the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission, that dignified obedience,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 63

Scotland - 1848 - 816 pages
...sixty years have elapsed since Mr Burke observed — "The age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophists, economists, and calculators has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex — that proud submission, that dignified...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 24

1848 - 524 pages
...Burke in illustrating the spirit of the day : — " The age of chivalry is gone : that of sophists, economists, and calculators has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank, and see that proud submission, that dignified obedience,...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 17

American periodicals - 1848 - 636 pages
...sixty years have elapsed since Mr. Burke observed — " The age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophists, economists, and calculators has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever. Never more shall we behold that generOU.T loyalty to rank and sex — that proud submissioi,...
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History of Europe: From the Commencement of the French Revolution ..., Volume 1

Archibald Alison - Europe - 1849 - 708 pages
...should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her, in a nation of gallant men — in a nation of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand...leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look which threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophists, economists, and...
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Études littéraires ou cours complet de littérature anglaise

Georges Hardinge Champion - 1849 - 548 pages
...dream that I should hâve lived to see such disasters fallen upon lier in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must hâve leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened lier with insuit. But thé...
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The Life of Maximilien Robespierre: With Extracts from His Unpublished ...

George Henry Lewes - France - 1849 - 550 pages
...proofs of courage. These challengers were the young cavaliers of whom Burke thought that 10,000 of their swords must have leaped from their scabbards, to avenge even a look which threatened their Queen with insult. Yet these were the very men who first fled from danger, deserted...
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Spirit of '76 in Rhode Island: Or, Sketches of the Efforts of the Government ...

Benjamin Cowell - Rhode Island - 1850 - 364 pages
...lived 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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Essays, Political, Historical, and Miscellaneous, Volume 1

Archibald Alison - Europe - 1850 - 680 pages
...sixty years have elapsed since Mr Burke observed — " The age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophists, economists, and calculators has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex- — that proud submission, that dignified...
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Essays, Political, Historical, and Miscellaneous, Volume 1

Archibald Alison - Europe - 1850 - 680 pages
...sixty years have elapsed since Mr Burke observed — " The age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophists, economists, and calculators has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex — that proud submission, that dignified...
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