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" Aspasia is a female philosopher, who does not only live up to the resignation of the most retired lives of the ancient sages, but also to the schemes and plans which they thought beautiful, though inimitable. This lady is the most exact economist, without... "
The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers - Page 35
by British essayists - 1803
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 1

1710
...as much Induftry, as others do Reproach. This Character is fo particular, that it will very eafily be fixed on her only, by all that know her : But I dare fay, (he will be fhe laft that finds it out. But, alas! If we have One or Two fuch Ladies, How many...
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff

Sir Richard Steele - 1712
...much Induftry, as others doReproach. This Character is fo particular, that ,-, it will very ealily be fixed on her only, by all, ' that know her : But I dare fay, ftic will1 be the laft that finds it out. ~But, alas!' If we have One or Two fuch La- dies, How...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 3

1785
...much ¡nduftry as others do reproach. This character is fo particular, that it will very eafily he fixed on her only, by all that know her; but, I dare fay, (he will be the lall that finds it out. But, alas! if we have one or two fuch ladies, how manv...
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Female Biography, Or, Memoirs of Illustrious and Celebrated Women, of All ...

Mary Hays - Women - 1803
...schemes and plans which they thought beautiful, though inimitable. This lady is the most exact economist, without appearing busy ; the most strictly virtuous,...praise of it ; and shuns applause with as much industry asi others do reproach. This character is so particular^ that it will be very easily fixed on her,...
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Female Biography: Or, Memoirs of Illustrious and Celebrated Women ..., Volume 2

Mary Hays - Women - 1807
...and plans which they thought beautiful, though iufe imitable. This lady is the most exact economist, without appearing busy; the most strictly virtuous,...reproach. This character is so particular, that it will be very easily fixed on her, only, by all that know her, but I dare say she will herself be the last...
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The British Essayists;: Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...schemes and plans which they thought beautiful, though inimitable. This lady is the most exact economist, without appearing busy ; the most strictly virtuous,...character is so particular, that it will very easily be filed on her only, by all that know her ; but 1 dare say, she will be the last that finds it out. '...
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The Tatler; corrected from the originals, with a preface ..., Volume 2

Alexander Chalmers - 1817
...schemes and plans which they thought beautiful, though inimitable. This lady is the most exact economist, without appearing busy ; the most strictly virtuous,...know her; but I dare say, she will be the last that fmds it out. ' But, alas! if we have one or two such ladies, how many dozens are there like the restless...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces, Biographical, Historical and ..., Volume 2

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...in folio, entitled " Memorials and Characters, &e." London, 1741, printed for John Wilford, p. 780. virtuous, without tasting the praise of it; and shuns...will very easily be fixed on her only, by all that knpw her; but I dare say, she will be the last that finds it out. ' But, alas ! if we have one or two...
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Memoirs of Eminently Pious Women, Volume 1

Samuel Burder - Women - 1827
...and plans which they " thought beautiful, though inimitable. This lady " is the most exact economist, without appearing " busy ; the most strictly virtuous,...reproach. This character " is so particular, that it will be very easily fixed on " her only by all that know her ; but, I dare say, she " will be the last that...
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Select female biography; comprising memoirs of eminent British ladies. By ...

Mary Roberts - 1829
...schemes and plans which they thought beautiful, but inimitable. This lady is the most exact economist, without appearing busy; the most strictly virtuous,...applause with as much industry as others do reproach. ' ' Such was the character given of lady Hastings, by one of the politest scholars of the age in which...
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