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" He was at this time about forty, and a man of charming manners. His politeness was proverbial, and delighted the Virginians, who had a weakness for courtliness. He belonged to an ancient English family ; believed in monarchy, as a devotee believes in... "
Rise of the United Empire Loyalists: A Sketch of American History - Page 9
by Frederic Gregory Forsyth - 1906 - 120 pages
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Virginia: A History of the People

John Esten Cooke - Virginia - 1883 - 523 pages
...manners. His politeness was proverbial, and delighted the Virginians, who had a weakness for courtliness. He belonged to an ancient English family ; believed...Established Church. For these, this smiling gentleman, with his easy and friendly air, was going to fight like a tiger or a ruffian. The glove was of velvet,...
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Virginia: A History of the People

John Esten Cooke - Virginia - 1883 - 523 pages
...His politeness was proverbial, and delighted the Virginians, who had a weakness for courtliness, lie belonged to an ancient English family ; believed in...Established Church. For these, this smiling gentleman, with his easy and friendly air, was going to fight like a tiger or a ruffian. The glove was of velvet,...
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Virginia: A History of the People

John Esten Cooke - Virginia - 1888 - 523 pages
...manners. His politeness was proverbial, and delighted the Virginians, who had a weakness for courtliness. He belonged to an ancient English family ; believed...that time were articles of faith with the Cavaliers. Ho was certainly a Cavalier of cavaliers, taking that word to signify an adherent of monarchy and the...
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A Century Too Soon: A Story of Bacon's Rebellion

John Roy Musick - Bacon's Rebellion, 1676 - 1893 - 400 pages
...to an ancient English family, and believed in monarchy as a devotee believes in his saint, "and he brought to the little capital at Jamestown all the...amenities, and well-bred ways which at that time were characteristic of the cavaliers. He was a cavalier of the cavaliers, taking the word to signify an...
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Columbian Historical Novels, Volume 6

John Roy Musick - 1895
...to an ancient English family, and believed in monarchy as a devotee believes in his saint, "and he brought to the little capital at Jamestown all the...amenities, and well-bred ways which at that time were characteristic of the cavaliers. He was a cavalier of the cavaliers, taking the word to signify an...
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The Real America in Romance: With Reading Courses, Being a ..., Volume 6

John Roy Musick - United States - 1908
...to an ancient English family, and believed in monarchy as a devotee believes in his saint, " and he brought to the little capital at Jamestown all the...amenities, and well-bred ways which at that time were characteristic of the cavaliers. He was a cavalier of the cavaliers, taking the word to signify an...
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