- Crossing a small court on his way to his aerie, he saw the housekeeper making signs to him from the window of her room. - "Donal Grant", George MacDonald.
- Up in his aerie, like an eagle above the low affairs of the earth, he led a keener life, breathed the breath of a more genuine existence than the rest of the house. - "Donal Grant", George MacDonald.
- A single pair for many years had their aerie in the top of a huge dead sycamore tree, near the head of Burnt Ship Bay. - "The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts", George W. Holley.