"By this time the choleric vapours, which madam had jogged downwards when she let her broad bottom salute the chair with such a whack, growing warm amongst the hodg-potch they found in her store-room, which we may properly stile a hot-house, began to ascend, and take possession of their former tenement; this tenement was a cavity on the right side of the head, intended to be filled with brains as well as the left; but nature was either in haste when she finished off this precious piece of earthen ware; or thought that one side held a sufficient quantity for any use she could put them to, and therefore left the right side quite empty; which accounts for madam's having more choler than her judgment could guide."
— Bridges, Thomas (b. 1710?, d. in or after 1775)
These vapours, I say, having ascended again, and taken possession of their ancient post, madam instantly resumed her old stile:--diamond stars for coach-horses! might fine indeed! and you expect such thing as this should be kept a secret, do you? [...]
(I.x, pp. 89-90)