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Viola; or, Tis an old tale and often told - Page 27
by Isabel Goldsmid - 1852 - 212 pages
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The life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and impartial account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...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...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone/ The same all-grasping genius exhibits most striking examples of the...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1810
...revolution! and what heart must I have to contemplate without emotion that elevation and that fall! I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards,...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult — but the age of chivalry is gone!" In the following simile, the conspicuous light in which the valour...
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The Life, Adventures, and Opinions of Col. George Hanger, Volume 1

George Hanger, George Coleraine - Prostitution - 1801
...gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers ; that you thought ten thousand swords would have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened you icilh insult. 168 When you speak of the cruelty and excesses committed in war, do not forget to...
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The Lie, Adventures, and Opinions of Col. George Hanger, Volume 1

George Hanger - Women - 1801
...gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers ; that you thought ten thousand swords would have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened you with insult. When you speak of the cruelty and excesses committed in war, do not forget to say,...
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Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of ..., Volume 1

Joseph Weber - 1805
...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...avenge even a " look that threatened her with insult. But the " age of chivalry is gone — that of sophisters-, " (Economists, and calculators has succeeded...
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Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta ... queen of France and Navarre, tr. by R.C. Dallas

Joseph Weber - 1805
...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...avenge even a " look that threatened her with insult. But the " age of chivalry is gone—that of sophisters, " oeconomists, and calculators has succeeded;...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...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...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded ; and...
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American Lady's Preceptor: A Compilation of Observations, Essays, and ...

Women - 1811 - 300 pages
...fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men; in a nation of men of honour, and ot-cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards,...avenge even a look, that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone; that of sophisters, economists and calculators has succeeded; and...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...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 that threatened her with insult—But the age of chivalry is gone.—That of sophisters, economists, and* calculators, has succeeded;...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France and on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1814 - 246 pages
...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...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. — But the age of chivalry is gone. — That of sophisters, cecouomists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
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