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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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Hypocrisy and the Politics of Politeness: Manners and Morals from Locke to ...

Jenny Davidson - 2004
...the lament for Marie Antoinette: But the age of chivalry is gone. - That of sophisters, oeconomists, and calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of Europe...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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Visions of Canada: The Alan B. Plaunt Memorial Lectures, 1958-1992

Carleton University - 2004 - 568 Seiten
...cosmopolitanism. At the end of the eighteenth century, the English political philosopher Edmund Burke moaned that "the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters,...succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever." How wrong he was! The age of chivalry was just beginning, and "economists and calculators"...
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The Entrepreneurial College President

James Lee Fisher, James V. Koch - 2004 - 179 Seiten
...and revenue-oriented behavior by college presidents. Edmund Burke 's eighteenth-century lament that, "The age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists and calculators has succeeded" (1909), continues to fall on sympathetic ears in much of academe. Prestigious contemporary observers...
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Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History

William Safire - 2004 - 1157 Seiten
...disasters fallen 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 n look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone; that of sophisters, economists,...
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The Subverting Vision of Bulwer Lytton: Bicentenary Reflections

Allan Conrad Christensen - 2004 - 258 Seiten
...Edmund Burke had sadly proclaimed, "the age of chivalry is gone.— That of sophisters, oeconomists, and calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever," Bulwer anticipates a restoration and embellishes it in the light of a more poetic, romanticized age....
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Cultural Revolutions: Reason Versus Culture in Philosophy, Politics, and Jihad

Lawrence E. Cahoone - 2010
...to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, of men of honor and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever All the pleasing illusions which made power gentle and obedience liberal, and which, by a bland...
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The Perversity of Poetry: Romantic Ideology and the Popular Male Poet of Genius

Dino Franco Felluga - 2005 - 208 Seiten
...upon [Marie Antoinette] 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...economists, and calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of England is extinguished for ever. (73) In fact, the age of chivalry was just in the process of being...
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Best of Enemies: Anglo-French Relations Since the Norman Conquest

Robert Gibson - 2004 - 326 Seiten
...cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords would have leapt from their scabbards to avenge even a look which threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry...and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. In just such plangent tones, Ronsard had called upon his young fellow-countrymen to ride to the rescue...
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Die Ordnung der Kulturen: zur Konstruktion ethnischer, nationaler und ...

Hansjörg Bay, Kai Merten - 2006 - 386 Seiten
...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...with insult. — But the age of chivalry is gone. (126f.)49 Was für eine Revolution. Burkes Bedauern, das ist angesichts der komplementären Szenen...
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The Trials of Mrs. Lincoln

Samuel Agnew Schreiner - 2005 - 333 Seiten
...to see such disasters fall upon her in a nation of gallant men; a nation of men of honor, cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry has gone.' " Curiously, the only medical man to examine Mary Lincoln's case in retrospect and in depth...
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