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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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Comstock's Elocution, Enlarged: A System of Vocal Gymnastics Designed for ...

Andrew Comstock, Philip Lawrence - 1808 - 314 pages
...bo.som j little did 1 dream | thnt 1 should have lived | to see such disasters fallen upon Aer i in a nation of gallant men', | in a nation of...cavaliers,. | I thought ten thousand swords must have |caped from their scabbards to avenge even a look' \ that threatened her with insull. | But the age...
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THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONORABLE EDMUND BURKE.

1869
...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 Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 364 pages
...elevation and that fall ! Little did I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upoa her, in a Nation of gallant men, in a Nation of men...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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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 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...her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. Ibid. The cheap defence of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise, is gone. ibid....
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A system of elocution based upon grammatical analysis

William Stewart Ross - 1869 - 432 pages
...disaster fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men.] I thought [ten thousand swords must have leapt from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened...her with insult.] But the age of chivalry is gone. IV. OBS. WHEN THE SUBJECT is UNEXPRESSED, AND ITS PREDICATE IN THE IMPERATIVE MOOD, THE GRAMMATICAL...
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CHOICE SPECIMENS OF ENGLISH LITERATURE

THOMAS B. SHAW - 1870
...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 illustrated public school speaker and reader based on grammatical ...

Alexander Kennedy Isbister - 1870 - 382 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...calculators has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is exlanguished for ever. Never, never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that...
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The American Popular Speaker: Designed for the Use of Schools, Lyceums ...

Josiah Rhinehart Sypher - 1870 - 384 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...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. mists, and calculators has succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never, never...
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Versions of psalms and original poetry, Issue 109

William A. Graham - 1870 - 106 pages
...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...insult. But the age of chivalry is gone ; that of sophistors, economists, and calculators, has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished for...
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The Standard Fourth Reader: With Spelling and Defining Lessons, Exercises in ...

Epes Sargent - 1870 - 336 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 gal'lant men, in a nation...cavaliers ! I thought ten thousand swords must have * Born 1755 ; beheaded 1792. Pronounce Ma-re1 An-twiH-nef. leaped from their scabbards, to avenge even...
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