Usage examples for chivalry

  1. Henry de Montfort, with the fine chivalry that marked him, was the first to step forward with outstretched hand to thank Norman of Torn, and to ask his pardon for his rude words and hostile act. – The Outlaw of Torn by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  2. Oh, Miss Barb, I thank you just the same; but my father, Miss Barb, gave it to me, as a canon of chivalry, never to make a money bargain with a lady that you can't make with a bank. – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  3. Peace No more to watch by Night's eternal shore, With England's chivalry at dawn to ride; No more defeat, faith, victory-- O! – Collected Poems 1897 - 1907 by Henry Newbolt
  4. A strain of chivalry belonged to him and at first this conquered. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  5. The castles also were schools, not of learning, but of arms and chivalry, where the sons of vassals were trained in all the qualites that become a knight. – English Villages by P. H. Ditchfield
  6. Who says that the age of chivalry has passed? – On With Torchy by Sewell Ford
  7. With Illustrations, 1 75 Modern Chivalry. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  8. Heroes of Chivalry and Romance " Rev. – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  9. It is devotion all the same, and it is chivalry!... – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  10. The sentiment which had attached their subjects to the Tudors and the Stuarts was exchanged for a colder and less enthusiastic feeling; mere policy took the place of chivalry. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  11. John Mason is rather vulgar and 'prentice- like for Francis, that mirror of chivalry. – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  12. He was deeply read in books of chivalry and romance. – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  13. The sheriff is hanging back about her arrest- western chivalry, you know, but it can't stand in the way of justice, and the people are pretty sore. – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  14. These delicate attentions to Sir Marmaduke, sprang not from any motive of chivalry or kindness; they were simply designed for the securing of his daughter. – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  15. She had married Dauntrey- almost forced him to marry her, in fact, by fanning the dying embers of his chivalry- because she expected through him to realize her ambitions. – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  16. The bravest thoughts of chivalry circle about her. – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives
  17. You do not seem to have a high regard for our chivalry, sir. – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach
  18. What share have they in man's chivalry? – In Times Like These by Nellie L. McClung
  19. He'd returned to the Age of Chivalry to steal the Sangraal, not to play nursemaid to damosels in distress. – A Knyght Ther Was by Robert F. Young