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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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The Perversity of Poetry: Romantic Ideology and the Popular Male Poet of Genius

Dino Franco Felluga - 2005 - 208 páginas
...period: Little did I dream that I should have lived to see disasters fallen upon [Marie Antoinette] in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of...But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of England is extinguished for ever. (73)...
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Quixotic Fictions of the USA 1792-1815

Sarah F. Wood - 2005 - 314 páginas
...Reflections invoked die spirit of romance to lament die fall of die monarch: Little did I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon...have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a 15 'On Fable and Romance', in Dissertations Moral and Critical (London: Strahan, 1783), 503-74 (563);...
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The Reign of Chivalry

Richard W. Barber - 2005 - 184 páginas
...star, full of life, and splendour, and joy . . . Little did I dream that I should have lived to see disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men,...scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her 166 with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, From Knight economists, and calculators,...
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The Trials of Mrs. Lincoln

Samuel Agnew Schreiner - 2005 - 333 páginas
...should live 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...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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Eight Women Philosophers: Theory, Politics, and Feminism

Jane Duran - 2006 - 308 páginas
...Burke's Reflections considers the treatment accorded the hapless Marie Antoinette. He had written, "I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. " 33 The implied status of women is easy to discern; upper-class and aristocratic women are there,...
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An Imaginative Whig: Reassessing the Life and Thought of Edmund Burke

Ian Crowe - 2005 - 247 páginas
...failed, would become a motive of his description of the queen of France — suddenly helpless with "such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers."13 Once more, in the peroration of his speech in opening the impeachment of Warren Hastings,...
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Cultural Revolutions: Reason Versus Culture in Philosophy, Politics, and Jihad

Lawrence E. Cahoone - 2010
...this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision.... [Ljittle did I dream that I should have lived 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 their scabbards...
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The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life

Paul Seabright - 2005 - 304 páginas
...the language of a hazy, semierotic daydream, bemoaning the fact that "ten thousand swords" had not "leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult," and concluding mournfully that "the age of chivalry is gone; that of sophisters, economists and calculators...
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Best of Enemies: Anglo-French Relations Since the Norman Conquest

Robert Gibson - 2005 - 326 páginas
...the sharp antidote against disgrace concealed in that bosom. Little did I dream that I should live to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, a nation of men of honour and cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords would have leapt from their...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 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...But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never,...
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