- The avocat had received a public insult in the salon of a noble, to whom De Mauleon had introduced him, from a man who pretended to the hand of a young lady to whom Hennequin was attached, and indeed almost affianced. - "The Parisians, Book 6.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- This he hummed to the avocat in a tone all silver, for he had that one gift of Heaven as recompense for his deformity, his long arms, big head, and short stature, a voice which gave you a shiver of delight and pain all at once. - "When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 15, 2009.
- Shadows frighten me sometimes, my dear avocat. - "When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 15, 2009.