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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 New quarterly review, and digest of current literature, Volume 1

1852 - 454 pages
...knighthood of England. We have, alas ! but too convineing evidence in everything around us, that " the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists,...extinguished for ever. Never — never more— shall wu behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission, that dignified obedicnce, that...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 968 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...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. 3 But the age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophislers, economists, and calculators has succeeded ;...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 976 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...scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult.3 But the age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophi>ters, economists, and calculators has succeeded...
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Select British Eloquence; Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 978 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...scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult.9 But the age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophislers, economists, and calculators has succeeded...
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Viola; or, 'Tis an old tale and often told, by I. Goldsmid, Volume 2

Isabel Goldsmid - 1852 - 228 pages
...would our learned Grecians say to this specimen of the Oaristus 1 — ED. joy." I too " thought that ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult." I too, alas ! forgot that " the age of chivalry is gone." Greatly to Marables' annoyance, and in defiance...
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Viola; or, 'Tis an old tale and often told, by I. Goldsmid, Volume 2

Isabel Goldsmid - 1852 - 230 pages
...say to this specimen of the Oaristua ?—ED. joy." I too " thought that ten thousand swords must hare leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult." I too, alas ! forgot that " the age of chivalry is gone." Greatly to Marables' annoyance, and in defiance...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Orators - 1853 - 972 pages
...lived to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of sallan! men, in a nation of men of honor ;md of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have...scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult.1 But the age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophislers, economists, and calculators has succeeded...
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History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in M.DCC ...

Sir Archibald Alison - Europe - 1853 - 448 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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History of Europe (from 1789 to 1815). 12 vols. [and] Index vol, Volume 1

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1853 - 420 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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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1853 - 456 pages
...cavaliers*. | I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards | to avenge even a look1 \ that threatened her with insult. | But the age of...soph'isters, | economists, and calculators, | has succeedved; | and the glory of Europe n | is extinguished for ev^r. | Never, never more, | shall we...
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