"No, I can’t wait, Linnet. I’m too excited. I must get back and tell Simon. I know I’m mad, darling, but I can’t help it. Marriage will cure me, I expect. It always seems to have a very sobering effect on people."
"For though I had formerly used Tobacco, yet I had left it ever since I was first taken. It seems to be a Bait, the Devil layes to make men loose their precious time: […] surely there are many who may be better imployed than to ly sucking a stinking Tobacco-pipe. … Puritans frowned on it, apparently, because it wasted time and presented a fire hazard."