The Widow Douglas, she took me for her son, and allowed she would sivilize me; but it was rough living in the house all the time, considering how dismal regular and decent the widow was in all her ways; and so when I couldn’t stand it no longer, I lit out.
– Mark Twain
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter 1. Huck Finn’s strict, old pious guardian. Emboding civilization and respectability, she wants to “sivilize” Huck. But he is having none of that and wishes to throw off the shackles of civilized society and be free.