Almost as soon as I entered the house, I singled you out as the companion of my future life. But before I am run away with by my feelings on this subject, perhaps it would be advisable for me to state my reasons for marrying – and, moreover, for coming into Hertfordshire with the design of selecting a wife, as I certainly did.

– Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 19. As Mr. Collins proposes marriage to Elizabeth, she has to stifle the urge to laugh at the ever-so-serious clergyman metaphorically talking about his "run away with" by his strong feelings.