chivalry


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respectful attention, especially toward women

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courtesy towards women

the medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct

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It was a project of mine to replace the tournament with something which might furnish an escape for the extra steam of the chivalry, keep those bucks entertained and out of mischief, and at the same time preserve the best thing in them, which was their hardy spirit of emulation.
Therefore, within the ethnical circle of good society there is a narrower and higher circle, concentration of its light, and flower of courtesy, to which there is always a tacit appeal of pride and reference, as to its inner and imperial court; the parliament of love and chivalry.
A certain awkward consciousness of inferiority in the men may give rise to the new chivalry in behalf of Woman's Rights.
I know that this Byzantine pile of chivalry or Fashion, which seems so fair and picturesque to those who look at the contemporary facts for science or for entertainment, is not equally pleasant to all spectators.
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.
I cannot speak for the many but personally I mourn the death of simplicity, much more than chivalry.
Riding With George: Sportsmanship & Chivalry in the making of America's First President
I find there is something very charming about chivalry and a bit of thoughtfulness makes the world a much better place.
There's something about traditional manliness and chivalry, and gentlmanliness.
Richard Lynn Studham's exhibition A Paragon of Chivalry is based around the theme of medieval chivalry and will be on display in Durham Cathedral as part of the celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta.
com)-- For consistently offering gestures of chivalry as recounted by his wife Kathie Lee Gifford on NBC's "Today Show," Frank Gifford, star athlete in the 1950s and 1960s for the NFL New York Giants, has been awarded the honor of "Chivalry Role Model of the Month" for June, 2015.
Richard Lynn Studham, from Stanley, will be showcasing his work, on the theme of medieval chivalry, at Durham Cathedral as part of its celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta.
I agree with Paul Routledge (Mirror, March 13) that there is every place in the 21st century for chivalry.
Coming to PSN and Xbox Live Games Store, Chivalry will support up to 12-player online battles and also sports various solo and team modes including Free-for-All, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag and Team Objective.
New to the unit are Nel's Belles, a bridal, prom and occasion wear boutique, E-Cigs, a community interest company specialising in low-cost electronic cigarettes, and Chivalry Clothing offering young menswear.