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" ... little did I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fall upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honor and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that... "
The British orator - Page 50
by Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
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Report of the Proceedings Before the House of Lords, on a Bill of ..., Volume 4

Joseph Nightingale - 1822
...OBSEQUIES. BY J. IpGHTINGALE, One of the Authors of" the Beauties of England and Wales," Sf-c. " 1 thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...her with insult. — But the age of chivalry is gone ! " BURKE. fLonHon: J. ROBINS AND CO. ALBION PRESS, IVY LANE, PATERNOSTER ROW. TABLE OF CONTENTS. CHAPTER...
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An Historical and Critical Memoir of the Life and Writings of the Right ...

John Watkins - 1822 - 427 pages
...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...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult." CHAPTER XI. Birth of a Daughter to Lord Byron. — Differences with his Lady. — She quits his Residence....
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: With ...

John Watkins - 1822 - 428 pages
...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...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult." CHAPTER XI. of a Daughter to Lord Byron. — Differences his Lady* — She quits his Residence. —...
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The Lady's Magazine and Museum of the Belles-lettres, Fine Arts ..., Volume 8

1836
...to see such disasters fall upon her in a nation of gallant ςεο— in a nation of men of honour, 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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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
...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...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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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

1826 - 426 pages
...thought ten thousand swords would have leaped from their scabbards to avenge their wrongs — but their age of chivalry is gone, that of sophisters, economists...succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever." But these illustrious men despaired not of the cause of Greece for they had seen the hour...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir

Edmund Burke - 1834
...lived to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour know readil œconomists, and calculators has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never,...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1836 - 392 pages
...should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, —in a natjpn of men of honor and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand...That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succceeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever. Never, never more, shall we behold that...
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 4

Edmund Burke - 1839
...concealed in that bosom ; 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...even a look that threatened her with insult. But the r that of sophisters, economists, and calailatorsjia.s_siicceeded ; nnd thru prlnry-_j>f F^rppp i«;...
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A memoir of the political life of ... Edmund Burke

George Croly - 1840
...see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, — in a nation of men of honour and cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have...chivalry is gone ; that of sophisters, economists, and VOL. II. D calculators, has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never, never...
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