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" In this accomplished lady, love is the constant effect, because it is never the design. Yet, though her mien carries much more invitation than command, to behold her is an immediate check to loose behaviour; and to love her is a liberal education... "
The Tatler; Or, Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq - Page 291
by Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - 1774
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The Carthusian, Issues 1-66

1872
...of her sex. In this accomplished lady love is ' the constant effect, because it is never the design. Yet though her ' mien carries much more invitation...command, to behold her is an ' immediate check to loose behaviour ; and to love her is a liberal edu' cation." If you try him by a test of wit you will...
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The Bridal Bouquet Culled in the Garden of Literature

Henry Southgate - Love poetry - 1873 - 388 pages
...be form'd Holy, divine, good, amiable, or sweet ! Millon. ELEVATING INFLUENCE OF A VIRTUOUS WOMAN. Though her mien carries much more invitation than command, to behold her is an immediate check to loose behaviour ; to love her was a liberal education. Sir Richard Stiele. MASKED AND DISMASKED BEAUTY....
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 778 pages
...A Bold Strohe for a Wife. Act v. Sc. I. SIR RICHARD STEELE. 1671-1729. (Lady Elizabeth Hastings. ) Though her mien carries much more invitation than command, to behold her is an immediate check to loose behavior ; to love her was a liberal education.2 The Tatler. Na. 49. Will Honeycomb calls these...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...the age. Prologue to the Maid Bewitched. SIR RICHARD STEELE. 1671-1729. (Lady Elizabeth Hastings.) Though her mien carries much more invitation than command, to behold her is an immediate check to loose behavior ; to love her was a liberal education. The Toiler. No. 49. Will Honeycomb calls these...
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The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal ..., Volume 26

Education - 1877
...my idea of a teacher than by quoting the language applied by Sir Richard Steele to. Lady Hastings. " Though her mien carries much more invitation than command, to behold her is an immediate check toloose behavior; to love her is a liberal education." Troy, Ohio, Oct. 26th, 1876. JOHN W. DOWD.....
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Patchwork

Frederick Locker-Lampson - Commonplace-books - 1879 - 234 pages
...best. DICK STEELE. Sir Richard Steele, in the ' Tatler,' No. 49, says of Lady Elizabeth Hastings : ' Though her mien carries much more invitation than command, to behold her is an immediate check to loose behaviour, and to love her is a liberal education.' Mr. Thackeray observes that the name of Richard...
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Patchwork

Frederick Locker-Lampson - Commonplace-books - 1879 - 234 pages
...best. DICK STEELE. Sir Richard Steele, in the ' Tatler,' No. 49, says of Lady Elizabeth Hastings : ' Though her mien carries much more invitation than command, to behold her is an immediate check to loose behaviour, and to love her is a liberal education.' Mr. Thackeray observes that the name of Richard...
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The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...the thread of the story short, and hurry to a ^inclusion. Tatter, No. ccliiv. Lady Elizabeth Hastings Though her mien carries much more invitation than command, to behold her is an immediate check to loose behaviour ; to love her was a liberal education. R., No. ilii. Advtrsity supportable only by...
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Complete Works

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1881
...passage run so? - In this accomplished lady love is the constant effect, though it is never the design : yet though her mien carries much more invitation than command, to behold her is an immediate check to loose behavior. and to love her is a liberal education.' " " Oh, indeed ! " says Mrs. Steele, who did...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...lady love is the constant effect, because it is never the design. Yet, though her mien carries mnch ellect so powerful. He lived at one of the most memorable eras in th loose behaviour ; and to love her is a liberal education ; for, it being the nature of all love to...
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