• Of this diversion the Scots are so fond, that, when the weather will permit, you may see a multitude of all ranks, from the senator of justice to the lowest tradesman, mingled together, in their shirts, and following the balls with utmost eagerness.

    Tobias Smollett (2013). “Delphi Complete Works of Tobias Smollett (Illustrated)”, p.2137, Delphi Classics