4 edition of The sentiment of the sword found in the catalog.
The sentiment of the sword
Sir Richard Burton
Reprinted from "The field".
|Statement||edited, with notes, by A. Forbes Sieveking ; anda preface by Theodore A. Cook.|
|Contributions||Sieveking, A. Forbes.|
“The best thing for disturbances of the spirit is to learn. That is the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love and lose your moneys to a monster, you may see the world about you devastated by evil lunatics, or know your honor trampled in the sewers of baser Cited by: We will begin by defining le sentiment du fer, which can hardly bear translation as "the sentiment of the sword." The word d'outre manche expresses a something between sense and sentiment which we do not possess. Perhaps le tact du fer is a more intelligible synonym.
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The Sentiment of the Sword: A Countryhouse Dialogue (Classic Reprint)/5(2). The Sentiment of the Sword; a Countryhouse Dialogue. Edited, With Notes Paperback – Aug by Richard Francis Burton (Author), Albert Forbes Sieveking (Author)1/5(1). Structurally, The Sentiment of the Sword is not an easy book to read, as the prose is Victorian, there are no illustrations, and the author assumed readers were fluent in French and conversant in Latin.
Nonetheless, Chapters 6 and 7 in particular contain much of interest to the modern swordsman while Chapter 2 provides a good introductory history of French and Italian schools of fence. THE BOOK OF THE SWORD by Sir Richard F. Burton is one of the most deservedly famous treatises on weaponry of the last years.
Burton himself was a worthy representative of the extraordinary Brits who lived during the reign of Queen Victoria/5. ""The best biography of the The sentiment of the sword book, Axworthy’s The Sword of Persia has rescued Nader Shah from obscurity and created not only a brilliant human portrait of tyranny, conquest, cruelty and insanity but also a superb introduction to Iran itself which makes this book not just a beautifully-written compelling work but one that is also utterly relevant today.""--Simon Sebag MontefioreCited by: The Knight of Swords, by Michael Moorcock is a book that I actually have read before.
Sometime during my early years of high school, I got my hands on it. In fact it was one of the first strings of books I read for pleasure and not because I had too for some school assignment.
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The Sword Verse: (ayat as-sayf) is the fifth verse of the ninth surah (or Surat at-Tawbah) of the Quran (also written as ). It is a Quranic verse widely cited by critics of Islam to suggest the faith promotes violence against "pagans", ("idolators", mushrikun) by isolating the portion of the verse "fight and slay the Pagans wherever ye find them".
The Sentiment of the Sword: A Country-House Dialogue. by Sir Richard Francis Burton edited, with Notes, by A. Forbes Sieveking (London: Horace Cox, ) PDF Page Image Facsimile (from ). Alternative PDF Page Image Facsimile (from Microsoft via the Internet Archive).
Based on articles first published in Field, 7 May through 3 December “The history of the sword,” the author writes in his introduction, “is the history of humanity.” For centuries, the sword has been a symbol of power, strength, liberty, and courage.
In the Middle Ages, the image of a sword was used to signify the word of by: 5. It is the sword of the Spirit, adapted for the use of an Almighty arm, and therefore equal to the doing of far more than we think. Holy Spirit, teach us now feats of arms by this thy sword. But, chiefly, it is the sword of the Spirit, because he is the great Master in the use of it.
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