• Anybody is liable to rheumatism in her legs, Anne. It's only old people who should have rheumatism in their souls, though. Thanks goodness, I never have. When you get rheumatism in your soul you might as well go and pick out your coffin.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery (2016). “CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR™S TALES (Holiday Classics Series): Including Anne Shirley Series”, p.636, e-artnow