- " No," says he, " but on a bedstead just like it." - "Phemie Frost's Experiences", Ann S. Stephens.
- Four placed in a row, answered the purpose of a bedstead. - "An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet", A. Henry Savage Landor.
- But no mortal man is living, how strong soe'er in his youth, Who shall lightly hale it elsewhere, since a mighty wonder forsooth Is wrought in that fashioned bedstead, and I wrought it, and I alone. - "Reviews", Oscar Wilde.