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Synonyms for chivalry

Synonyms for chivalry

respectful attention, especially toward women

Synonyms for chivalry

courtesy towards women

the medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct


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We contemn in turn every other gift of men of the world; but the habit even in little and the least matters of not appealing to any but our own sense of propriety, constitutes the foundation of all chivalry.
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.
You be rich and brave and handsome, nay do not raise your hand, you be all these and more, for you have learning far beyond the majority of nobles, and you have a good heart and a true chivalry of character.
The typical romances were the literary expression of chivalry.
What is not least important, he gives to Arthur's reign much of the atmosphere of feudal chivalry which was that of the ruling class of his own age.
Wace imparts to the whole, in a thorough-going way, the manners of chivalry, and adds, among other things, a mention of the Round Table, which Geoffrey, somewhat chary of the supernatural, had chosen to omit, though it was one of the early elements of the Welsh tradition.
BROADSWORD: Age of Chivalry is a trademark of Hoplite Research, LLC.
Richard's 13 exhibits, under the title A Paragon of Chivalry, look good in this company, inadvertently mimicking in style those old murals and also the chapel's intricate pillared arches.
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.