“I marvelled more and more at the wonderful way in which this girl had surmounted obstacles, the quarter of which would completely have appalled the generality of her sex.” – Fritz
Excerpt From: Johann David Wyss. “Swiss Family Robinson.” iBooks. https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/swiss-family-robinson/id396137623?mt=11
Not exactly our Emily, but the character has been through a lot in 206 years.