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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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Youth's Speaker

George Rhett Cathcart - 1871 - 181 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...her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. The glory of Europe is extinguished forever. Never, never more shall we behold that generous loyalty...
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The Franklin Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools : with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1871 - 374 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...threatened 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...
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The Metropolitan Fifth Reader: Compiled for the Use of Colleges, Academies ...

Mother Angela Gillespie - 1871 - 450 pages
...disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honor, and of cavaliers. 6. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...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 Book of Oratory: Compiled for the Use of Colleges, Academies, and the ...

Mother Angela Gillespie, Member of the Order of the Holy Cross - 1871 - 648 pages
...disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honor and of cavaliers. 3. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...succeeded ; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever I Never, never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission,...
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The Standard Fourth Reader: With Spelling and Defining Lessons, Exercises in ...

Epes Sargent - 1871 - 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...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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The Ship of State: Statecraft and Politics from Ancient Greece to Democratic ...

Norma Thompson - 2008 - 256 pages
..."Little did I dream," Burke says, "that I should have seen such disasters fallen upon the Queen of France in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of...but the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, oeconomists, and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever" (66)....
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Byron: The Erotic Liberal

Jonathan David Gross - 2001 - 231 pages
...Reflections on the Revolution in France and Thomas Paine, Tlie Rights of Man (New York: Doubleday, 1989), 89. "I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, oeconomists, and calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever." 39....
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Maps and Mirrors: Topologies of Art and Politics

Steve Martinot - 2001 - 342 pages
...dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men. ... I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. (RRF, 85-86)18 Burke recounts the queen's fate as a kind of tragedy, and he aestheticizes the political...
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The Dark Side of the Force: Economic Foundations of Conflict Theory

Jack Hirshleifer - 2001 - 357 pages
...was published in Economic Inquiry, the flagship journal of the Western Economic Association. . . . [T]he age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters,...succeeded: and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever.1 Edmund Burke wrote that accusation against our profession back in the year 1 790. Yet, 200 years...
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Women and Radicalism in the Nineteenth Century: Specific controversies

Mike Sanders - 2001 - 624 pages
...reappropriation. In particular, this pamphlet reworks Edmund Burke's famous remark on Marie Antoinette - 'I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult' (Burke 1986: 170) - casting Queen Caroline as the wronged princess and the Regent's Court and Ministers...
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