"Yet, though longing to make her acquainted with her happiness, she cheerfully submitted to the wish of Mr. Allen, which took them rather early away, and her spirits danced within her, as she danced in her chair all the way home."
— Austen, Jane (1775-1817)
(I, pp. 181-182; p. 54 in Norton ed.)
Reading Northanger Abbey, ed. Susan Fraiman (New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2004).