Trying something new here on the blog, using a random word generator I will get a word and find it in one of Jane’s novels. I will share that quote here.
The admiral abused him for his want of gallantry. He defended himself: though professing that he would never willingly admit any ladies on board a ship of his, excepting for a ball, or a visit, which a few hours might comprehend.
–Persuasion, Chapter 8