One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Like Flaubert, Daudet was a syphilitic, boasting unchivalrously that he'd caught the disease from ‘a lady from the top drawer’.’
- ‘Also, the duellist in barely saluting his opponent and attacking with two weapons acted unchivalrously.’
- ‘Meanwhile, colleges were expanding the elective system and allowing the substitution of modern for classical languages, developments which Babbitt unchivalrously blames on the rising numbers of female undergraduates.’
- ‘In fact, he was renowned for spending more times in the air than being at home sorting domestic problems, which he unchivalrously has now handed over to his successor.’
- ‘There was one seat left which was taken, rather unchivalrously, by Russell, leaving Meg on the floor at his feet.’
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