• She was the most wonderful woman for prowling about the house. How she got from one story to another was a mystery beyond solution. A lady so decorous in herself, and so highly connected, was not to be suspected of dropping over the banisters or sliding down them, yet her extraordinary facility of locomotion suggested the wild idea.

    Charles Dickens (2009). “The Complete Works of Charles Dickens: Barnaby Rudge”, p.173, Cosimo, Inc.