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The British orator - Page 50
by Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
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Elocution Made Easy, Containing Rules and Selections for Declamation and Reading

Rufus Claggett - 1855
...disasters heaped upon her — in a nation of gallant men ; in a nation of men of honor and of cavalierg.J I thought ten thousand swords | must have leaped from...avenge even a look | that threatened her with insult. Section 2. But the age of chivalry§ | is gone. That of sophisters,|| economists, and calculators,...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 pages
...published in 1594. To a close sborn sbeep God gives wind by measure. Jacida Prudenttim. GEORGE HERUERT gallant men, in a nation of men of honor and of cavaliers....her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. Speech at Bristol on declining the Poll. 1780. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us at...
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SELECT BRITISH ELOQUENCE

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1856
...concealed in that bosom f 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...scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult.3 But the age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 pages
...disgrace 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...scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult.—But the age of chivalry is gone. 1 RIGHTS OF MAN. If civil society be made for the advantage...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 31

1873
...heart must I have, to contemplate, without emotion, that elevation and that fall ! Little did I dream when she added titles of veneration to those of enthusiastic,...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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The Most Eminent Orators and Statesmen of Ancient and Modern Times ...

David Addison Harsha - 1857 - 520 pages
...lived to see such disasters fallen upon her In a nation of gallant men in a nation of men of honor 20 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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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 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. tf civil society he made for the advantage of man, all the advantages for which...
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MEMORABLE SCENES IN FRENCH HISTORY

SAMUEL M. SMUCKER - 1857
...glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendor, and joy ! I thought ten thousand swords would have leaped from their scabbards, to avenge even a...sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded, and tho glory of Europe is extinguished forever." The kindness and generosity of her nature, which often...
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Progressive Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, etc

Richard Greene PARKER - 1857 - 136 pages
...lived to see such disasters fall 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. economists, and calculators, has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never,...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1858
...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...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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