- In parting from Cecilia, and promising to write at once, and promising to come again in a few days, he had had some idea in his head that he would submit his fate to the arbitrament of Lady Ongar. - "The Claverings", Anthony Trollope.
- " We have already partially commenced the experiment of arbitrament, by referring no less than three of our disputes to the determination of as many friendly powers. - "A Visit To The United States In 1841", Joseph Sturge.
- The question had been submitted to the arbitrament of chance and the New Englander had lost, and that, too without any suspicion on his part of the little trick played upon him. - "The Land of Mystery", Edward S. Ellis.