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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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Business Cycles: From John Law to the Internet Crash

Lars Tvede - 2001 - 350 pages
...lower the taxes, and let Compagnie des Indes print more money to buy bonds. 3 The First Economists "The age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters,...succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever" Edmund Burke The year the Duke of Orleans died and John Law gave up all hope of being invited...
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The Employment Relationship: A Psychological Perspective

Peter Herriot - 2001 - 232 pages
...sophisticated understanding of human nature. Reflecting upon the French Revolution, Edmund Burke lamented 'the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters....succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished tor ever.' The metaphor of Human Resources is another example ot economists talking and thinking about...
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Shelley's Textual Seductions: Plotting Utopia in the Erotic and Political Works

Samuel Lyndon Gladden - 2002 - 351 pages
.... little did I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon [Marie Antoinette] in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of...threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone . . . and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever. Never, never more shall we behold that generous...
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The Cambridge Companion to Gothic Fiction

Jerrold E Hogle, Jerrold E. Hogle, Professor Jerrold E Hogle, Cambridge University Press - 2002 - 327 pages
...menaced by a mob of fish wives: I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scahbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult....succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever. Never, never more shall we brhold that generous loyalty to sex and rank, that proud submission,...
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Edmund Burke: Modernity, Politics and Aesthetics

Stephen K. White - 2002 - 97 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...threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone.23 These pages of the Reflections make it quite easy to imagine, as many have, that the Burke...
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Robert Emmet: A Life

Patrick M. Geoghegan - 2002 - 348 pages
...ideals of beauty on the walls of a cell with human excrement.' (Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Autumn 1803) 'I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone . . . and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever.' (Edmund Burke on the treatment of Queen Marie...
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Competing Economic Theories: Essays in Honour of Giovanni Caravale

Sergio Nisticò, Domenico Tosato - 2002 - 416 pages
...Burke's famous passage on the end of the age of chivalry as a reminder - to economists - of a lost past: But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters,...and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. (Burke 1969: 170) Economists, like his heroes, should manifest a broad range of attitudes. In 1910,...
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The Siege of Valencia: A Parallel Text Edition

Felicia Hemans - 2002 - 315 pages
...arrest of Queen Marie Antoinette, a scandal "in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must...scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her." Hemans 's chivalric-Christian saviors evoke, by their positive presence, the related scandal of the...
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The Three-Piece Suit and Modern Masculinity: England, 15501850

David Kuchta - 2002 - 313 pages
...glittering like the morning-star, full of life, and splendor, and joy. Oh! what a revolution! . . . But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters,...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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From Enlightenment to Romanticism: Anthology I

Ian Donnachie, Ian L. Donnachie, Carmen Lavin - 2003 - 328 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...and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. [. . .] This mixed system of opinion and sentiment had its origin in the ancient chivalry; and the...
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