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The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons. - Charles Dickens

I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. - Edmund Burke

There is another side to chivalry. If it dispenses leniency, it may with equal justification invoke control. - Freda Adler

The world's male chivalry has perished out, but women are knights-errant to the last; and, if Cervantes had been greater still, he had made his Don a Donna. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one. - Honore de Balzac

The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue. - Napoleon Bonaparte

The age of chivalry has gone; the age of humanity has come. - Charles Sumner

The age of chivalry is gone. That of sophists, economists and calculators has succeeded. - Edmund Burke

Fair land! of chivalry the old domain, Land of the vine and olive, lovely Spain! Though not for thee with classic shores to vie In charms that fix the enthusiast's pensive eye; Yet hast thou scenes of beauty richly fraught With all that wakes the glow of lofty thought. - Felicia Dorothea Hemans