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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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Dublin examination papers

Dublin city, univ - 1864
...old song of Percy and Douglas, that I found not my heart moved more than with a trumpet." . . . c. " But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters,...and 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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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - 1865
...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...with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophistcrs, economists, and calculators has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever....
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1865 - 480 pages
...tribute, and has collected riches from every *cene of the creation and every walk of art." asters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of...her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. On the French Revolution. The cheap defence of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 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...and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must havo leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the...
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The progressive English grammar. [With] Key

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1866
...spite of pride, in erring reason's spite One truth is clear, " Whatever is, is right." Pcpe. 11. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. Burke. 12. For I in spirit saw thee move Thro' circles of the bounding sky. Tennyson. 2. The...
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Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt, Volume 2

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - 1867
..." glittering like the morning star, full of life and splendour and joy ; but," he added, bitterly, "the age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophisters,...; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever ! " It was this passage which, in an especial degree, roused the wrath of Burke's opponents. Philip...
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Outlines of English grammar and analysis. [With] Key

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1867
...spite of pride, in erring reason's spite One truth is clear, " Whatever is, is right." Pope. 11. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. Burke. 12. For I in spirit saw thee move Thro' circles of the bounding sky. Tennyson. 2. The...
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The American Union Speaker: Containing Standard and Recent Selections in ...

John Dudley Philbrick - 1868 - 588 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...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 dictation lesson and spelling book

James Burton (schoolmaster.) - 1868 - 182 pages
...live 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...succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished. Never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission, that dignified...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source : Passages ...

John Bartlett - 1868 - 778 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...sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded. Ibid. Vol. iii. p. 331. The unbought grace of life, the cheap defence of nations, the nurse of manly...
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