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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 age, a letter to a society for the improvement of sacred architecture ...

Age - 1850 - 234 pages
...to perish with it." It is equally true in our time, as it was when the remark was made by Burke, " The age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded." Not that these subjects are to be overlooked or neglected. They are and ought to be attended to by...
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Essays on his own times, forming a 2nd series of The Friend, ed. by his ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1850 - 464 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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Essays on His Own Times: Forming a Second Series of The Friend, Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ethics - 1850 - 392 pages
...be no more — that of philosophers and of Christians will succeed, and the torch of superstition he 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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Apocalyptic Sketches; Or, Lectures on the Book of Revelation ...

John Cumming - Bible - 1851 - 592 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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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851 - 616 pages
...I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters follow upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought...swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophistcrs, economists,...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851 - 616 pages
...I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters follow upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords mnst have leaped from their scabbards to avenge a look that threatened her with insult. But the age...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 568 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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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1852 - 570 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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Foliorum Centuriae: Selections for Translation Into Latin and Greek Prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - English language - 1852 - 380 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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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 570 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...the age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophisters, cconomists and caleulators, has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever. Never,...
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