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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 ... - Page 77
by Edmund Burke - 1814 - 246 pages
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The Monthly Review

1790
...difgrace ct ncealed in that bofom; little did I dream that 1 fhould have lived to fee fuch difafters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men. in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thoufand Avords muft have leaped from ir fcabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with in.—But...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1790 - 356 pages
...difgrace concealed in that bofom ; little did I dream that I fhould have lived to fee fuch difafters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thoufand fwords muft have leaped from their fcabbards to avense even even a look that threatened her...
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Reflections on the revolution in France, and on the proceedings in certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1790 - 364 pages
...difgrace concealed in that bofom ; little did I dream that I fhould have lived to fee fuch difafters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. . 1 thought te'n thoufand fwords muft have leaped from their fcabbards to avenge even a look that threatened...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 3

1790
...bofom ; little did I dream. that 1 fliould have lived to fee fuch difallcrs fallen upon her in a notion of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cav&liers. 1 thought ten thouland (words mull have leaped from their fcabbards to avenge even a look...
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - 1791
...written in the year 175,5. VOL. I, B Little did I dream that I fliould have lived to fee fucli .difafters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation...of men of honour, and of cavaliers. I thought ten thoufand fwords mull have leaped from their fcabbards, to avenge even a look that threatened her with...
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An Asylum for Fugitive Pieces, in Prose and Verse, Not in Any ..., Volume 4

1793
...no, we have him fafe in jail : * Little did I dream that I fhould have lived to fee fuch difafters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and cavaliers, p. 1 1 1. f We have Lord George Gordon faft in Newgate, kc. p. 114. There, There, in a "...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 2

1797
...difgrace concealed in that bofom; little did I dream that I fliould have lived to fee fuch difafters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thoufand fwords mult have leaped from their fcabbards to avenge even a loik that threatened her with...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1798 - 499 pages
...difgrace concealed in that bofom; little did I dream that I fhould Have lived to fee fuch difafters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thoufands fwords muft have leaped from their fcabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...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 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, Volume 4

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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