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The British orator - Page 50
by Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
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Foliorum Centuriae: Selections for Translation Into Latin and Greek Prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1852 - 360 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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The New quarterly review, and digest of current literature, Volume 1

1852
...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 - 1853 - 947 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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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1853 - 947 pages
...swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even č look that threatened her with insult.3 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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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1854 - 776 pages
...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...threatened her with insult. — But the age of chivalry is gone.1 RIGHTS OF MAN. If civil society be made for the advantage of man, all the advantages for which...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

1854
...men, in a Nation of meo o!i honor, and of cavaliers ! I thought ten thousand swords must have lcaped from their scabbards, to avenge even a look that threatened...chivalry is gone ; that of sophisters, economists and caleulators, has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever. Never, never more, shall...
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The Public and Domestic Life of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke

Peter Burke - 1854 - 316 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...scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her MARIE ANTOINETTE. with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and...
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The Public and Domestic Life of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke

Peter Burke - 1854 - 316 pages
...of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour, and BURST OF ELOQUENCE TOUCHING MARIE ANTOINETTE. 247 of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have...scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her MABIE ANTOINETTE. with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophist erv. economists, and...
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Apocalyptic Sketches: Lectures on the Book of Revelation ; First ..., Volume 2

John Cumming - 1855
...disasters fall upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and cavaliers I Methought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards,...That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succceded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never more shall we behold that generous...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1855
...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. Bukthe-aga-efchivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded; and...
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