- They play airs of old longing and exile; slowly out of the dark the flag drops down, bellying and falling with the midnight draught. - "The Land Of Little Rain", Mary Hunter Austin.
- An open side door gave a glimpse of glass jars, bellying retorts and other paraphernalia of the laboratory. - "Counsel for the Defense", Leroy Scott.
- Once for half- an- hour he lost it, but when again it came into view, he noticed a thin line detach itself from the flank, and, bellying in the middle, swing rapidly to the west. - "The King in Yellow", Robert W. Chambers.