- The Captain might have challenged him to a duel but a haughty and icy ceremoniousness was deemed the best treatment for Denry. - "The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns", Arnold Bennett.
- Mr. Shund lowered his hat, his neck and back, with oriental ceremoniousness in presence of the millions on the balcony. - "The Progressionists, and Angela.", Conrad von Bolanden.
- He was deeply offended at Montanelli's treatment of him, and showed it by unusual ceremoniousness. - "The Gadfly", E. L. Voynich.