- Hand in hand, thrice beatified, Lo we thread the rhythmic, fanciful, Mystical mazes! - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- Here, on Earth, we find a shadow of this in the writing world; for the Beatitude of authors once beatified by Criticism, whether they be genial, good, mediocre, or poor, is the same throughout; they all obtain the same pecuniary Felicity, the same slender profit. - "The Campaner Thal and Other Writings", Jean Paul Friedrich Richter.
- When he appeared in Harvard Square, he beatified if not beautified the ugliest and vulgarest looking spot on the planet outside of New York. - "The White Mr. Longfellow From "Literary Friends And Acquaintances"", William Dean Howells.