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chivalry
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The Age of Innocence
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chivalry
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The Age of Innocence
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  • "Nice" women, however wronged, would never claim the kind of freedom he meant, and generous-minded men like himself were therefore—in the heat of argument—the more chivalrously ready to concede it to them.
  • From the tone of the club box he had perceived how grave a mistake that would be; and, though he was more than ever determined to "see the thing through," he felt less chivalrously eager to champion his betrothed’s cousin than before their brief talk at the Opera.

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  • Don Quixote was chivalrous, but delusional.
  • It struck her that it was hopeless to look for chivalry in such a man.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room with a View

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