- After a minute or so of this he remarks, sort of to himself: " Bonnie, eh? - "Torchy and Vee", Sewell Ford.
- And what have ye been doing, my bonnie lady, since ye went away at eight o'clock o' the morn? - "Daisy in the Field", Elizabeth Wetherell.
- I do not think much of flattery, Miss Elsie- they say it is very sweet to the young and the bonnie- but these words of praise from a good woman like Miss Thomson made my heart swell and my eyes overflow. - "Mr. Hogarth's Will", Catherine Helen Spence.