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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 Law Lexicon, Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence: Explaining All the ...

John Jane Smith Wharton - Law - 1848 - 707 pages
...were ihe 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 practice courtesy, (a virtue less familiar to theinfideli); to despise the allurements of ease and...
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Dictionary of Dates, and Universal Reference, Relating to All Ages and ...

Joseph Haydn - Chronology, Historical - 1851 - 673 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...perilous adventure his honour and character. Chivalry, which owed its origin to the feudal system, expired with it. — Robertson ; Gibbon. CHIVALRY, COURT...
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The World's Progress: a Dictionary of Dates

George Palmer Putnam - Chronology, Historical - 1851 - 716 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...and to vindicate, in every perilous adventure, his honor and character. Chivalry, which owed its origin to the feudal system, expired with it. — Robertson...
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History of England, in Verse: From the Invasion of Julius Csar to the ...

Hannah Townsend - Great Britain - 1852 - 134 pages
...knight of chivalry swore to fulfil his duty as the champion of God and the ladies. He devoted himself to speak the truth, to maintain the right, to protect...courtesy, to fulfil obligations, and to vindicate his honour and character in every perilous adventure. f Tournaments were martial sports, or exercises,...
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HISTORY FO ENGLAND, IN VERSE, FORM THE INVASION OF JULIUS CAESAR TO THE ...

HANNAH TOWNSEND - 1852
...knight of chivalry swore to fulfil his duty as the champion of God and the ladies. He devoted himself to speak the truth, to maintain the right, to protect...courtesy, to fulfil obligations, and to vindicate his honour and character in every perilous adventure. f Tournaments were martial sports, or exercises,...
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Dictionary of Dates, and Universal Reference: Relating to All Ages and ...

Joseph Haydn - Chronology, Historical - 1853 - 704 pages
...accomplish the duties of his profession, as the champion of God and the ladies. Ho devoted himself to speak the truth, to maintain the right, to protect...perilous adventure his honour and character. Chivalry, which owed its origin to the feudal system, expired with it. — Robertson ; Gibbon. CHIVALRY, COURT...
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The World's Progress: A Dictionary of Dates, with Tabular Views of General ...

George Palmer Putnam - 1853
...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...and to vindicate, in every perilous adventure, his honor and character. Chivalry, which owed its origin to the feudal system, expired with it. — Robertson...
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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853
...oath. 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...
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The Scientific and Literary Treasury: A New and Popular Encyclopedia of the ...

Samuel Maunder - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1853 - 844 pages
...were the inviolable guardians of his path. 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 canrieiy, a virtue less familiar to the infidels; to despise the allurements of ease and safety; and...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with ..., Volume 7

Edward Gibbon - 1855
...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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