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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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A Memoir of the Political Life of the Right Honourable Edmund ..., Volume 2

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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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 4

John Adolphus - 1841
...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..." of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has suc" ceeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for " ever. Never, never more, shall we behold...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 4

John Adolphus - 1841
...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..." of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has suc" ceeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for " ever. Never, never more, shall we behold...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - 1841 - 364 pages
...thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a looA' | that threatened /ier with insult. | But the age of chivalry is gone,. |...calculators, | has succeeded; | and the glory of Europe n | is extinguished for ev,er. Never, never more, | shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and...
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George Cruikshank's omnibus, ed. by L. Blanchard

Gilbert Abbott A'Beckett, Samuel Laman Blanchard - 1842
...from Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France, which we will suppose to be thus printed : But the " age of chivalry " is gone ; that of sophisters,...the " glory of Europe " is extinguished for ever. The unbought grace of life, the "cheap defence of nations*," the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic...
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George Cruikshank's Omnibus

George Cruikshank - 1841 - 300 pages
...from Burke's .Reflections on the Revolution in France, which we will suppose to be thus printed : But the " age of chivalry " is gone ; that of sophisters,...the " glory of Europe " is extinguished for ever. The untaught grace of life, the " cheap defence of nations *," the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic...
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History of Our Own Times, Volume 1

Thomas Campbell - 1843
...nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords would have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a...threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone ! " The food with which the royal family were supplied, was frequently so bad that they could not touch...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - 1845 - 484 pages
...disgrace concealed in that bosom ; little did I dream that I should live to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men ; in a nation...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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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - 1846 - 254 pages
...pair. Time and labor overeome the greatest obstacles. John, Jumes, and William have read the book. But the age of chivalry is gone. That" of sophisters,...and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. a See Note, p. 40. Never, never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud...
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Practical Speaking: As Taught in Yale College

Erasmus Darwin North - 1846 - 440 pages
...|| in that bosom ; little || did I dream that I should have lived || to see such disasters |j fallen upon her in a nation || of gallant men;\ in a nation...honor, and of cavaliers. I thought || ten thousand sword a must have leaped || from their scabbards, to avenge || even a look that threatened her || with...
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