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" I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished... "
American Lady's Preceptor: A Compilation of Observations, Essays, and ... - Seite 131
1811 - 300 Seiten
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of His ..., Band 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...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 have leaped from...her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone.' The same all-grasping genius exhibits most striking examples of the pathetic, the terrible, the sublime....
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The Port Folio

1810
...revolution! and what heart must I have to contemplate without emotion that elevation and that fall! I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...with insult — but the age of chivalry is gone!" In the following simile, the conspicuous light in which the valour of Hector is placed, demands a considerable...
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The Lie, Adventures, and Opinions of Col. George Hanger, Band 1

George Hanger - 1801
...gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers ; that you thought ten thousand swords would have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened you with insult. When you speak of the cruelty and excesses committed in war, do not forget to say,...
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The Life, Adventures, and Opinions of Col. George Hanger, Band 1

George Hanger, George Coleraine - 1801
...gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers ; that you thought ten thousand swords would have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened you icilh insult. 168 When you speak of the cruelty and excesses committed in war, do not forget to...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Band 1

Edmund Burke - 1804
...which they had been in assured possession, in favour of wild and irrational expectations. MANNERS. BUT the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters,...never more, shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission, that dignified obedience, that subordination of the heart, which...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with ..., Band 1

Edmund Burke - 1804
...irrational expectations. MANNERS. BUT the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, oeconomists, and calculators, has succeeded ; and the glory of...never more, shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission, that dignified obedience, that subordination of the heart, which...
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Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of France ..., Band 1

Joseph Weber - 1805
...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 have " leaped from...never more, shall we behold " that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that " proud submission, that dignified obedience, " that subordination of the heart,...
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Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta ... queen of France and Navarre, tr. by R.C. Dallas

Joseph Weber - 1805
...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 have " leaped from...threatened her with insult. But the " age of chivalry is gone—that of sophisters, " oeconomists, and calculators has succeeded; " and the glory of Europe...
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An Essay on the Spirit and Influence of the Reformation of Luther

Charles de Villers - 1805 - 490 Seiten
...The cities of Lombardy, and those on the * " But the age of chivalry is gone. — That of sophists, economists, and calculators, has succeeded ; and the...never more, shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission, that dignified obediency, that subordination of the heart, which...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Band 3

Edmund Burke - 1807
...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 have leaped from...never more, shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission, that dignified obedience, that subordination of the heart, which...
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