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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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McGuffey's New Eclectic Speaker: Containing about Three Hundred Exercises ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1858 - 504 pages
...concealed in that bosom! Little did I dream that I should have to 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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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1858
...honour and of cavaliers. I thought ton thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge a look that threatened her with insult. But the age...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 - 1859 - 762 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 Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 48

1859
...endowed with personal charms more than sufficient to pass for beauty on a throne. siastically exclaimed, "I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult," he forgot that the first insult had been perpetrated, and the ground laid for the most galling of the...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 48

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1859
...endowed with personal churras more than sufficient to pass for beauty ou a throne. siastically exclaimed, "I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult," he forgot that the first insult had been perpetrated, and the ground laid for the most galling of the...
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Anecdote Biography

John Timbs - 1860
...that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men of honour, and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must...But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, and economists, and calculators has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever Never,...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 436 pages
...elevation and that fall ! 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...her with insult. " But the age of chivalry is gone, and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever." The following selection from Shelley's " To a Skylark,"...
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The Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 364 pages
...and that fall ! Little did I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her, ia a Nation of gallant men, in a Nation of men of honor,...her with insult. " But the age of chivalry is gone, and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever." The following selection from Shelley's " To a Skylark."...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...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 Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 436 pages
...elevation and that fall ! 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 men of honor, and of cavaliers ! I thought tea thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards, to avenge even a look that threatened her...
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