Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away early to the tropics, and is at home with palms and banyans - which is nourished on books of travel, and stretches the theatre of its imagination to the Zambesi.
George Eliot (1819 - 1880)
Source: The Mill on the Floss, bk. 3, ch. 9, 1860.