There is one order of beauty which seems made to turn heads. . . . It is a beauty like that of kittens, or very small downy ducks making gentle rippling noises with their soft bills, or babies just beginning to toddle. . . .
George Eliot (1819 - 1880)
Source: Adam Bede, bk. 1, ch. 7 (1859), describing the beauty of Hetty Sorrel.