cavalier


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When they spoke, although Teresa listened timidly and with downcast eyes to the conversation of her cavalier, as Luigi could read in the ardent looks of the good-looking young man that his language was that of praise, it seemed as if the whole world was turning round with him, and all the voices of hell were whispering in his ears ideas of murder and assassination.
And with overpowering compliments her handsome cavalier led her back to the place whence he had taken her, and where Luigi awaited her.
The young man, in the meantime, dismounted; and whilst the others were making their remarks upon the fine horse the cavalier rode, the soldier returned.
As you said, I have on the boots of a cavalier, but I do not intend, for all that, to embroil myself with the church this evening.
I can well remember that two leagues from the town of Rheims I met a very valiant and courteous cavalier of France, with whom I had gentle and most honorable contention for upwards of an hour.
I do not think that any honorable cavalier could ask for better chance of advancement than might be had by spurring forth before the army and riding to the gateways of Narbonne, or Bergerac or Mont Giscar, where some courteous gentleman would ever be at wait to do what he might to meet your wish or ease you of your vow.
and in his youth it was no uncommon thing for a cavalier to abide for weeks at such a point, holding gentle debate with all comers, to his own advancement and the great honor of his lady.
The cavaliers could not but pull up their horses to look at them, for a stranger pair were never seen journeying together.
James Graham, Marquis of Montrose, was another cavalier poet whose fine, sad story you will read in history.
In these few cavalier songs we can see the spirit of the times.
There is another song by a cavalier poet which I should like to give you.
Others thrust iron hooks into the necks of the cavaliers and dragged them down.