1 In short, French was the language of honour, of chivalry, and even of justice, while the far more manly and expressive Anglo-Saxon was abandoned to the use of rustics and hinds, who knew no other.
2 I say," repeated the Pilgrim in a firm and strong voice, "that the English chivalry were second to NONE who ever drew sword in defence of the Holy Land.
3 His own education had taught him no skill in the games of chivalry, although, with the arms of his Saxon ancestors, he had manifested himself, on many occasions, a brave and determined soldier.
4 I know no right of chivalry," he said, "more precious or inalienable than that of each free knight to choose his lady-love by his own judgment.
5 First let us speak of thy master; the knight's matters must go before the squire's, according to the due order of chivalry.
6 In fact, although the general tournament, in which all knights fought at once, was more dangerous than single encounters, they were, nevertheless, more frequented and practised by the chivalry of the age.
7 "It may be magic spells for aught I know," said De Bracy, who possessed his full proportion of the ignorance which characterised the chivalry of the period.
8 Rebecca," he replied, "thou knowest not how impossible it is for one trained to actions of chivalry to remain passive as a priest, or a woman, when they are acting deeds of honour around him.
9 It bore no emblem of the deceased's birth or quality, for armorial bearings were then a novelty among the Norman chivalry themselves and, were totally unknown to the Saxons.
10 Southern chivalry protected her.
11 If you had any chivalry you'd--you'd be nice like-- Well, look at Ashley Wilkes.
12 The thistle is the order for dignity and antiquity; the veritable 'nemo me impune lacessit' of chivalry.
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13 He chased a crowd of ragged girls, brandishing his unloaded catapult and, when two ragged boys began, out of chivalry, to fling stones at us, he proposed that we should charge them.
14 It would be unworthy of your chivalry.
15 There you lay in the whirling clouds of dust, all huge and hugely, heedless now of your chivalry.