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chivalry
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
the medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct such as honor, kindness, bravery, and protection of the weak

or:

courtesy — especially of men towards women
  • No, in that case allow me to tell you of your brother's highly chivalrous soldierly generosity, for he did give expression to it at the time.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (83% in)
  • A chivalrous spirit indeed!
    Book 4 — Lacerations (83% in)
  • She had detested him from the first because he was engaged to Katerina Ivanovna, while she had, for some reason, suddenly conceived the desire that Katerina Ivanovna should throw him over, and marry the "charming, chivalrously refined Ivan, who had such excellent manners."
    Book 8 — Mitya (25% in)
  • But forgive me, I can't trust my daughter so easily to your brother Ivan Fyodorovitch, though I still consider him the most chivalrous young man.
    Book 11 — Ivan (18% in)

There are no more uses of "chivalry" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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