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" But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. "
Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical - Pagina 173
door Edmond Burke - 1815
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With a Happy Eye, But...: America and the World, 1997--2002

George F. Will - 2003 - 384 pagina’s
...September 2 1,2000 The Currency of Cultural Blandness Tbe age of chivalry is gone. That of sophists, economists, and calculators has succeeded and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever. — EDMUND BURKE To see the banknotes of Europe's new common currency is to see Europe's future....
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Politics and Propaganda: Weapons of Mass Seduction

Nicholas J. O'Shaughnessy - 2004 - 264 pagina’s
...swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the Age of Chivalry is gone; that of sophisters,...and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever' (Goodrich 1 884). Thus myths can be instantly fabricated to change perceptions, an aspect perhaps of...
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The Conservative Bookshelf: Essential Works That Impact Today's Conservative ...

Chilton Williamson - 2004 - 329 pagina’s
...swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters,...succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever. Never, never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission,...
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Visions of Canada: The Alan B. Plaunt Memorial Lectures, 1958-1992

Carleton University - 2004 - 568 pagina’s
...cosmopolitanism. At the end of the eighteenth century, the English political philosopher Edmund Burke moaned that "the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters,...succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever." How wrong he was! The age of chivalry was just beginning, and "economists and calculators"...
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The Entrepreneurial College President

James Lee Fisher, James V. Koch - 2004 - 179 pagina’s
...and revenue-oriented behavior by college presidents. Edmund Burke 's eighteenth-century lament that, "The age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists and calculators has succeeded" (1909), continues to fall on sympathetic ears in much of academe. Prestigious contemporary observers...
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The Subverting Vision of Bulwer Lytton: Bicentenary Reflections

Allan Conrad Christensen - 2004 - 258 pagina’s
...Edmund Burke had sadly proclaimed, "the age of chivalry is gone.— That of sophisters, oeconomists, and calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever," Bulwer anticipates a restoration and embellishes it in the light of a more poetic, romanticized age....
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Quixotic Fictions of the USA 1792-1815

Sarah F. Wood - 2005 - 314 pagina’s
...Volume One) are prefixed by USM and parenthesized in the text. look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters,...submission, that dignified obedience, that subordination of die heart, which kept alive, even in servitude itself, the spirit of an exalted freedom. The unbought...
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Best of Enemies: Anglo-French Relations Since the Norman Conquest

Robert Gibson - 2004 - 326 pagina’s
...swords would have leapt from their scabbards to avenge even a look which threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters,...and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. In just such plangent tones, Ronsard had called upon his young fellow-countrymen to ride to the rescue...
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Cultural Revolutions: Reason Versus Culture in Philosophy, Politics, and Jihad

Lawrence E. Cahoone - 2010
...swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters,...succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever All the pleasing illusions which made power gentle and obedience liberal, and which, by a bland...
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The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life

Paul Seabright - 2005 - 304 pagina’s
...their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult," and concluding mournfully that "the age of chivalry is gone; that of sophisters,...calculators has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is vanished for ever").3 Yet the manlier virtues have been yoked countless times to the service of murder...
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