• Go back?" he thought. "No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!" So up he got, and trotted along with his little sword held in front of him and one hand feeling the wall, and his heart all of a patter and a pitter.

    J.R.R. Tolkien (2012). “The Hobbit: 75th Anniversary Edition”, p.100, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt