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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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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William Shepard Walsh - Curiosa - 1892 - 1104 pages
...forever. At Fond Kiss. An equally famous compliment is that which Steele paid to 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. — Tat/er, No. 49. One of Michael Angelo's sonnets...
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Words and Days: A Table-book of Prose and Verse

Calendars - 1895 - 383 pages
...PERICLES vi TN 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. STEELE. YE meaner beauties of the night,...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...honor, these indeed Your sustenance and birthright are. v. EC STEDMAN — Beyond the Portals. Pt. 10. 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. w. STEKLE— Taller. No. 49. High characters...
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The Tatler

1898
...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...than command, to behold her is an\ immediate check to loose behaviour ; and to love her is liberal ^education : * for, it being the nature of all love to...
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THE AMERICAN DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

PROFESSOR DANIEL LYONS - 1899
...to form a friend, a companion, and a wife." — Hannah More. "Though her (Lady Elizabeth Hastings') mien carries much more invitation than command, to behold her is an immediate check to loose behavior ; to love her was a liberal education.'' — Steele. EDUCATIONIST, ed--k'shun-ist,...
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An Appendix to the Rowfant Library: A Catalogue of the Printed Books ...

Frederick Locker-Lampson, Godfrey Locker Lampson - Bibliography - 1900 - 181 pages
...said of her as Sir Richard Steelc in the "Tatler," No. 49, wrote of Lady Elizabeth Hastings: "Tho' her mien carries much more invitation than command, to behold her is an immediate check to bad behaviour, and to love her is a liberal education." This was a splendid compliment. Original Brown...
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The history of Henry Esmond, esq

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1902
...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 behaviour, and to love her .is a liberal education.' " " Oh, indeed ! " says Mrs. Steele, who...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...he has chambers in King's Bench walks.8 SIR RICHARD STEELE. 1671-1729. Though her mien carries mnch more invitation than command, to behold her is an immediate check to loose behaviour ; to love her was a liberal edncation.8 Taller. No. 49. Will. Honeycomb calls these...
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Chats on Writers and Books, Volume 1

John N. Crawford - Authors, English - 1903
...chivalrous feeling toward women His description of Lady Elizabeth Hastings has passed into a proverb : " 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." Every woman's club in the land should have...
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Best Thoughts of Best Thinkers: Amplified, Classified, Exemplified and ...

Hialmer Day Gould, Edward Louis Hessenmueller - Quotations, English - 1904 - 643 pages
...1667-1723. Lash the vice and follies of the age. — Susannah Centlivre. (Said of 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. — Sir Richard Steele, 1671-1729. Will Honeycomb...
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