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" As the champion of God and the ladies (I blush to unite such discordant names), he devoted himself to speak the truth; to maintain the right; to protect the distressed... "
Haydn's Dictionary of Dates: Relating to All Ages and Nations, for Universal ... - Page 151
by Joseph Haydn, Benjamin Vincent - 1874 - 930 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 7

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...As the champion of God and the ladies (I blush to unite such discordant names), he devoted himself to speak the truth; to maintain the right; to protect the distressed; to practise courtesy, a virtue less familiar to the ancients; to pursue the infidels; to despise the allurements of ease...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 11

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...As the champion of God and the kdies . (I blush to unite such discordant names), he devoted himself to speak the truth ; to maintain the right ; to protect the distressed ; to practise fourtesy, a virtue less familiar to the ancients ; to pursue the infidels ; to despise the allurements...
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Pocket Encyclopedia: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 1

Edward Augustus Kendall - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1811
...were the inviolable guardians of his oath. As the champion of God and the ladies, he devoted himself to speak the truth; to maintain the right; to protect the distressed ; to practise courtesy, a. virtue less familial; to the infidels ; to despise the allurements of ease and safety ; and to vindicate...
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A pocket encyclopędia, or library of general knowledge, Volumes 1-4

Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811
...inviolable guardians of his oath. As the champion of God and the ladies, he devoted himself to speak <h~ truth; to maintain the right; to protect the distressed ; to practise courtesy, a virtue less familiar to the infidels ; to despise the allurements of ease and safety ; and to vindicate...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1867
...As the champion of God and the ladies (I blush to unite such discordant names), he devoted himself to speak the truth ; to maintain the right ; to protect the distressed ; to practise courtesy, a virtue less familiar to the ancients ; to pursue the infidels, &c. &c."— Gibbons 'Decline and Fall,'...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 6

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...were the inviolable guardians of his oath. As the champion of God and the ladies, he devoted himself to speak the truth ; to maintain the right, to protect the distressed ; to practise courtesy, a virtue less familiar to the ancients ; to pursue the infidels ; to despise the allurements of ease...
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Vestigia Anglicana: Or, Illustrations of the More Interesting and ..., Volume 2

Stephen Reynolds Clarke - Great Britain - 1826
...by which the aspirant professed himself the champion of God and of the ladies, and devoted himself to speak the truth, to maintain the right, to protect the distressed, to practise courtesy, and to pursue the infidels.* F. — A strange mixture; of honour, fanaticism, and impiety, from which...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 5

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...were the inviolable guardians of his oath. As the .champion of God and the ladies, be devoted himself to speak the truth ; to maintain the right ; to protect the distressed ; to practise courtesy, a virtue less familiar to the indents; to pursue the infidels; to despise the allurements of ease and...
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The Scientific and Literary Treasury: A New and Popular Encyclopedia of the ...

Samuel Maunder - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1843 - 832 pages
...were the inviolable guardians of his oath. As the champion of God and the ladies, he devoted himself to speak the truth ; to maintain the right ; to protect the distressed ; to practise courtesy, a virtue less familiar to the infidels ; to despise the allurements of ease and safety ; and to vindicate...
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Dictionary of dates, and universal reference

Joseph Timothy Haydn - 1845 - 80 pages
...accomplish the duties of his profession, as the champion of God and the ladies. He devoted himself to speak the truth, to maintain the right, to protect...obligations, and to vindicate, in every perilous adventure, bis honour and character. Chivalry, which owed its origin to the feudal system, expired with it. —...
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