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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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英國文學史略

Benjamin Ifor Evans - 2006 - 491 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...of men of honour, and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousands swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - 1963 - 585 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...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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A Simple Story

Elizabeth Inchbald - 2007 - 442 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...insult. — But the age of chivalry is gone. — That of Reference to a sermon by Richard Price (i723-9i), "Discourse on the Love of our Country" (i789), to...
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The First Total War: Napoleon's Europe and the Birth of Warfare as We Know it

David Avrom Bell, Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor David A Bell - 2007 - 420 páginas
...and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision ... I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever ... All...
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Scott's Shadow: The Novel in Romantic Edinburgh

Ian Duncan - 2007 - 387 páginas
...to check the creeping pestilence of this indifference" (Low, Burns: The Critical Heritage, 345). 60. "I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...with insult. — But the age of chivalry is gone" (Burke, Reflections, 170). 61. Zizek, Tarrying with the Negative, 222. Chapter 3: Economies of National...
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Language and Revolution in Burke, Wollstonecraft, Paine, and Godwin

Jane Hodson - 2007 - 216 páginas
...obliged to carry the sharp antidote against disgrace concealed in that bosom; little did 1 dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon...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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The Ethics of Modernism: Moral Ideas in Yeats, Eliot, Joyce, Woolf and Beckett

Lee Oser - 2007
...should at any time find himself tempted to be cruel.""3 Pater might have been recalling Edmund Burke: "I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from...scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult.""4 But where Burke would leap to his feet, Florian effects a subtle, sadomasochistic identification...
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Disciplining Love: Austen and the Modern Man

Michael Kramp - 2007 - 202 páginas
...Antoinette, he claims that "in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers," he would have expected "ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult" (127). He admires a chivalric code of male conduct, but he is also moved by this memory and asserts...
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The Atlantic Enlightenment

Susan Manning, Francis D. Cogliano - 2008 - 209 páginas
...invoked the spirit of romance in order to lament the fall of the monarch: 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.20 There...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - 2008 - 588 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...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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