- The anachronic mixture in this Arruntius of the Roman republican, to whom Tiberius must have appeared as much a tyrant as Sejanus, with his James- and- Charles- the- First zeal for legitimacy of descent in this passage, is amusing. - "Literary Remains, Vol. 2", Coleridge.
- They had no such feeling as we have in regard to the pasteboard kings and queens who strut their brief hour before us in anachronic absurdity. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
- We find ourselves at once in what Coleridge would have called the anachronic atmosphere of Elizabethan London; our poet is a champion cockney, whose interest is really much less in the rise and fall of princes than in the homely loyalty of shopkeepers and the sturdy gallantry of their apprentices. - "The Age of Shakespeare", Algernon Charles Swinburne.