Not many years ago, two young men, the one about 14 the other about 16 years of age, were condemned for a petty theft, to be transported. Upon hearing this unlooked for sentence, the youngest began to cry. ``Coward'', said his companion with an air of triumph, ``who ever cried because he had to set out upon the grand tour?'' This fact was mentioned to me by a gentleman who was witness to this scene, and was much struck with it.

RP Book 5 Chapter 2