Sentence Examples


  • As they reached the door, he allowed her to exit first in his usual chivalrous way.
  • The chivalrous nature of Ignatius was aroused.
  • Victor Emmanuel was sincerely anxious to assist Napoleon, for in spite of Nice and Savoy and Mentana he felt a chivalrous desire to help the man who had fought for Italy.
  • This inevitability alone can explain how the cruel Arakcheev, who tore out a grenadier's mustache with his own hands, whose weak nerves rendered him unable to face danger, and who was neither an educated man nor a courtier, was able to maintain his powerful position with Alexander, whose own character was chivalrous, noble, and gentle.
  • As a young man Henry had been chivalrous and adventurous, and in politics anxious for good government and justice.