CHIVALRY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CHIVALRY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
chivalry
 n.  knightly skill; courtesy towards women
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
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.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
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.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
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.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
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.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
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.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
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.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
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.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
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.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
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.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
10  Southern chivalry protected her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
11  If you had any chivalry you'd--you'd be nice like-- Well, look at Ashley Wilkes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LI
12  The thistle is the order for dignity and antiquity; the veritable 'nemo me impune lacessit' of chivalry.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
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.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In AN ENCOUNTER
14  It would be unworthy of your chivalry.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT III
15  There you lay in the whirling clouds of dust, all huge and hugely, heedless now of your chivalry.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
Example Sentence:
1  The Middle Ages were also the great age of chivalry.
2  The legend of king arthur represent the apotheosis of chivalry.
3  The legends of King Arthur represent the apotheosis of chivalry.
4  In truth there was no such code; chivalry as a set of ideals and duties changed throughout the Middle Ages to meet new socio-economic realities.