A man?is so in the way in the house!
1851-3 Cranford, ch.1.
Their dress is very independent of fashion; as they observe,'What does it signify how we dress here at Cranford, where everybody knows us?'And if they go from home, their reason is equally cogent,'What does it signify how we dress here, where nobody knows us?'Mrs Elizabeth Cleghorn Ne e Stevenson Gaskell