Mr Hervey, not yet recovered from his Surprize, stood some Moments considering the strange Scene he had been Witness to; and in which he had, much against his Will, appeared the principal Character.
(Ann Lennox, The Female Quixote, 1752)
Privacy is a sort of 'self-ownership' that society inherently and to a greater or lesser degree threatens.
(Jennifer A Wager, Privacy and Anonymity in Evelina, from Modern Critical Interpretations: Evelina, 1988, ed. Harold Bloom)