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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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 102

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." — Gibbon's ' Decline and...
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Dictionary of dates, and universal reference. [With]

Joseph Timothy Haydn - 1868
...manners. The knight swvre to accomplish the duties of his profession, as the champion of God and tho ladies, to speak the truth, to maintain the right,...character. Chivalry expired with the feudal system ; see Tauriuimcnls. By letters patent of James I. the earl-marshal of England had "the like jurisdiction...
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Scott's Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

1868
...the champion of God and the ladles (I blush to unite such discordant names), he devoted himself lo speak the truth ; to maintain the right ; to protect the distressed ; to practise courtesy, a virtue less famHiar to the ancient; to pursue the infidels, Ac. *c."— Gibbon'* "Decline and Fall,"...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 7; Volume 70

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1868
...champion of God and the ladies (I blush to unite such discordant names), he devoted himself to epeuk the truth ; to maintain the right ; to protect the distressed ; to practi.se courtesy, a virtue less familiar to the ancients ; to pursue the infidels, etc., elc." — Gibbou's '• Decline...
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The prologue to Chaucer's Canterbury tales, ed. by W. McLeod, Issue 229

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1871
...46.—Fredom; liberality. LINE 46.—As the champion of God and the ladies, the knight 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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John Heywood's supplementary Manchester readers. The historic reader ...

John Heywood (ltd.) - 1872
...feudal tenant on horseback). From the 12th to the 15th century it tended to refine manners. The knighk swore to accomplish the duties of his profession as...character. Chivalry expired with the feudal system. By letters patent of James I , the earl marshal of England hatl " the like jurisdiction in the Courts...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1875
...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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Consecration of the Asylum of Detroit Commandory, No. 1, Knights Templar ...

Freemasons. Detroit. Knights Templars. Detroit Commandery, No. 1 - 1877 - 37 pages
...accomplish the duties of his profession, as the champion of GOD and the ladies, the Knight devoted himself to speak the truth, to maintain the right, to protect the distressed, to practice courtesy, and in eveiy peril to vindicate his honor. A reciprocity of principle and an identity...
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Freemason's Monthly, Volume 8

1877
...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 the distressed, to practice courtesy, and in every peril to vindicate his honor. A reciprocity of principle and an identity...
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A Thousand Thoughts from Various Authors

Arthur B. Davison - English literature - 1880 - 374 pages
...champion of God and the ladies (I blush to unite such discordant names), the knight 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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