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" Little did I dream when she added titles of veneration to those of enthusiastic, distant, respectful love, that she should ever be obliged to carry the sharp antidote against disgrace concealed in that bosom; little did I dream that I should have lived... "
Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ... - Page 366
by Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1852 - 947 pages
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800 - 488 pages
...love, she should ever be obliged to carry the sharp antidote against disgrace concealed in that bosom ; little did I dream that I should have lived to see...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...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800 - 490 pages
...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...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone.' The same all-grasping genius exhibits most striking examples of the...
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The Port Folio, Volume 4

1810 - 702 pages
...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...avenge even a look that threatened her with insult — but the age of chivalry is gone!" In the following simile, the conspicuous light in which the valour...
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Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta ... queen of France and Navarre, tr. by R.C. Dallas

Joseph Weber - 1805 - 552 pages
...she should ever be obliged " to carry the sharp antidote against disgrace " concealed in that bosom; little did I dream " that I should have lived to see...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,...
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Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of ..., Volume 1

Joseph Weber - 1805 - 552 pages
...she should ever be obliged " to carry the sharp antidote against disgrace " concealed in that bosom ; little did I dream " that I should have lived to see...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,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - 1807 - 512 pages
...that she should ever be obliged to carry the sharp antidote against disgrace concealed in that bosom ; little did I dream that I should have lived to see...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...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 428 pages
...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...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;...
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American Lady's Preceptor: A Compilation of Observations, Essays, and ...

1811 - 386 pages
...the sharp antidote against disgrace, concealed in that bosom; little did I dream that 1 shot/Id live to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men; in a nation of men of honour, and ot-cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards, to avenge...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings of Certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1814 - 258 pages
...obliged to carry the sharp antidote against disgrace concealed in that bosom ; little did I dream that 1 should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon...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...
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O'Donnel: A National Tale, Volume 3

Lady Morgan (Sydney) - 1814 - 362 pages
...said O'Donnel, catching the enthusiasm, " did we then dream that we should have lived to have seen such disasters fallen upon her, in a nation of gallant...men, in a nation of men of honor, and of cavaliers.* " Give me the ring/' he cried, snatchBurke. ing it eagerly: " I cannot part with it, though I perish...
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