- I got some warm boracic and soaked it off gently, though the little thing redoubled its yells, and a small crowd of F. A. N. Y. s dashed down the passage to see what was up. - "Fanny Goes to War", Pat Beauchamp.
- Afterwards an antiseptic powder in the shape of a mixture of iodoform 1 part, boracic acid 10 parts, should be freely dusted on the wound, a pledget of carbolized tow or cotton- wool placed over it, and the whole maintained in position with a bandage previously soaked in a 1 in 500 solution of perchloride of mercury. - "Diseases of the Horse's Foot", Harry Caulton Reeks.
- Boracic acid colors the flame green when the substance has been moistened with glycerine. - "The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis", Frederick Hutton Getman.