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" ... 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 men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look... "
Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings of Certain ... - Página 77
por Edmund Burke - 1814 - 246 páginas
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Byron: The Erotic Liberal

Jonathan David Gross - 2001 - 231 páginas
...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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Women and Radicalism in the Nineteenth Century: Specific controversies

Mike Sanders - 2001 - 624 páginas
...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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Amateurism in Sport: An Analysis and a Defence

Lincoln Allison - 2001 - 206 páginas
...aristocratic values: I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards 4 Amateurism in Sport to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. - But the age of chivalry is gone. - That of sophists, economists and calculators has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever.'...
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Maps and Mirrors: Topologies of Art and Politics

Steve Martinot - 2001 - 342 páginas
...obliged to carry the sharp antidote against 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 gallant men. ... I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that...
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The Ship of State: Statecraft and Politics from Ancient Greece to Democratic ...

Norma Thompson - 2008 - 256 páginas
..."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 honor and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge...
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Edmund Burke: Modernity, Politics and Aesthetics

Stephen K. White - 2002 - 97 páginas
...the journey to Paris. The description is crowned by Burke's cloying lament: Little did I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon...threatened her with insult. — But the age of chivalry is gone.23 These pages of the Reflections make it quite easy to imagine, as many have, that the Burke...
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The Siege of Valencia: A Parallel Text Edition

Felicia Hemans - 2002 - 315 páginas
...Revolution in France (1790) over the failure of chivalry in the arrest of Queen Marie Antoinette, a scandal "in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of...scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her." Hemans 's chivalric-Christian saviors evoke, by their positive presence, the related scandal of the...
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Robert Emmet: A Life

Patrick M. Geoghegan - 2002 - 348 páginas
...ideals of beauty on the walls of a cell with human excrement.' (Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Autumn 1803) 'I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone . . . and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever.' (Edmund Burke on the treatment of Queen Marie...
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The Cambridge Companion to Gothic Fiction

Jerrold E Hogle, Jerrold E. Hogle, Professor Jerrold E Hogle, Cambridge University Press - 2002 - 327 páginas
...menaced by a mob of fish wives: I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scahbards 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 forever. Never,...
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Shelley's Textual Seductions: Plotting Utopia in the Erotic and Political Works

Samuel Lyndon Gladden - 2002 - 351 páginas
.... little did I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon [Marie Antoinette] 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...
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