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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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Dictionary of dates, and universal reference. [With]

Joseph Timothy Haydn - 1885
...The knight swore to accomplish the duties of his profession, as the champion of God and the ladie*, to speak the truth, to maintain the right, to protect...every perilous adventure his honour and character. Cnivalrv expired with the feudal system. See Kniqhthooa and Tourramenti. By letters patent of James...
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Medieval history

Israel Smith Clare - World history - 1893
...of black armor, which was an emblem of death, for which he must always be prepared. He took an oath to speak the truth, to maintain the right, to protect the distressed, to practice courtesy, to defend the Christian religion, to despise the allurements of ease, and to vindicate...
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Mediaeval history

Israel Smith Clare - World history - 1897 - 3494 pages
...of black armor, which was an emblem of death, for which he must always be prepared. He took an oath to speak the truth, to maintain the right, to protect the distressed, to practice courtes}-, to defend the Christian religion, to despise the allurements of ease, and to vindicate...
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1899
...As the champion of God and the ladies, ( I blush to tmite such discordant names,) he devoted himself to speak the truth ; to maintain the right ; to protect the distressed ; to practise- cmtrtesy, a virtue less familiar to the ancients ; to pursue the infidels ; to despise the allurements...
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1901
...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 practice courtesy, a virtue less familiar to the ancients; to pursue the infidels; to despise the allurements...
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MediŠval history

Israel Smith Clare - World history - 1906
...of black armor, which was an emblem of death, for which he must always be prepared. He took an oath to speak the truth, to maintain the right, to protect the distressed, ,> ARMS AND ARMOR to practice courtesy, to defend the Christian religion, to despise the allurements...
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The Law Glossary: Being a Selection of the Greek, Latin, Saxon, French ...

Thomas Tayler - Law - 1995 - 580 pages
...education, example, and the public opinion, were the inviolable guardians of the oath. He devoted himself to speak the truth ; to maintain the right; to protect the distressed; to practice courtesy — a virtue" less familiar to the ancients ; to pursue the infldels ; to despise...
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Proceedings

Knights Templar (Masonic order). Grand Commandery (Mich.) - 1873
...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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Progress, Volume 1

1895
...of black armor, which was an emblem of death, for which he must always be prepared. He took an oath to speak the truth, to maintain the right, to protect the distressed, to practice courtesy, to defend the Christian religion, to despise the allurements of ease, and to vindicate...
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