Quotation by Robert Benchley

The Ultimate Day really begins the night before, when you sit up until one o'clock trying to get things into trunk and bags. This is when you discover the well-known fact that summer air swells articles to twice or three times their original size.
Robert Benchley (1889–1945), U.S. writer, humorist. Pluck and Luck, "The Last Day," Henry Holt (1925).

The last day referred to is the last day of a summer's vacation.
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