"It is always good for young people to be put upon exerting themselves; and you know, my dear Catherine, you always were a sad little shatter-brained creature; but now you must have been forced to have your wits about you, with so much changing of chaises and so forth; and I hope it will appear that you have not left any thing behind you in any of the pockets."
— Austen, Jane (1775-1817)
(II, pp. 284-5; pp. 162 in Norton ed.)
Reading Northanger Abbey, ed. Susan Fraiman (New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2004).