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I. The subject introduced by a visit to Einsedelin
IV. The defence of religion became the office of nobility.
V. To defend the Catholic faith a perpetual obligation. Early
VI. Knights were to be examples of religion, and to exalt its glory. Nobility related to the priesthood. Laws of Chivalry were directed to make men religious. The abandonment of truth leads to the ruin of nobility. Examples of devout Knights. The bounty of the great in religious foundations
VII. Examples from history and romance of the religious spirit which distinguished Chivalry. Chivalry bound its sons to venerate the Clergy, to shew a reasonable respect, and to favour good priests. Examples