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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 285
by Sir Richard Steele - 1774
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The Guardian

John Calhoun Stephens - Literary Collections - 1982 - 825 pages
..."Aspasia" to Lady Elizabeth Hastings (1682-1739), and in the Tatler, No. 49, he said of the same lady: "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." In goodness of character this Aspasia and...
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Collected Works Of Samuel Alexander

Samuel Alexander - Philosophy - 2000 - 1988 pages
...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 a liberal education; for it being the nature of all love to create...
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A Sherwood Bonner Sampler, 1869-1884: What a Bright, Educated, Witty, Lively ...

Katherine Sherwood Bonner McDowell - History - 2000 - 451 pages
...epigrammatist. Sir Richard Steele (1672-1729) speaking of Lady Elizabeth Hastings (1682-1739) in Taller 49: "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." For the Sumner memorial, Holmes composed a hymn...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...motion picture (2000) Richard Steele Irish essayist and playwright, 1672-1729 1 [Of Elizabeth Hastings:] qual." We now practically read it "all men are created equal, except Negroes." When the KnowNothi loose behavior; and to love her is a liberal education. The Tatler no. 49, 2 Aug. 1709 2 It was very...
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Christian thought, its history and application

Ernst Troeltsch, Gangolf Hübinger - Religion - 2006 - 268 pages
...„Tatler" Richard Steele (1672-1729), der mit diesem Ausspruch Lady Elizabeth Hastings charakterisierte: „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." Tatler, No. 49 (1709), zitiert nach dem Nachdruck...
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Quarterly Review: A Journal of University Perspectives, Volume 50

1943
...of it reads: 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; for, it being the nature of all love to create...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1889
...past. JAMES HARRIS. Neuadd Wen, Cardiff. Sir Richard Steele, in his 49th Taller, says of this lady : " 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." GB Tenby. The saying is Steele's, and may...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 15

Henry Mills Alden, Lee Foster Hartman, Frederick Lewis Allen, Thomas Bucklin Wells - American literature - 1857
...Steele would have spoken of her as he did of the Lady Elizabeth Hastings: "Yet though her mien carries more invitation than command, to behold her is an immediate check to loose behavior, and to love her is a liberal education." There is no romance or poetry in the old literature,...
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