"Cecilia's eyes glistened at this speech; 'Yes,' said she, 'he long since said 'tis suspence, 'tis hope, that make the misery of life,---for there the Passions have all power, and Reason has none.'"
— Burney [married name D'Arblay], Frances (1752-1840)
(IV, p. 296)
Frances Burney, Cecilia, or Memoirs of an Heiress. By the Author of Evelina. 5 vols. (London: Printed for T. Payne and Son and T. Cadell, 1782). <Link to ESTC>