- Lafflin had put his hat far back on his head, and was intensely chewing a toothpick, with an air of rapture from everything about him. - "April Hopes", William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009.
- I swallowed, though I hadn't been chewing anything. - "Humorous Ghost Stories", Dorothy Scarborough.
- " Five ore worth of chewing tobacco, the long kind," he cries, before he gets to the door even. - "Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2", Martin Anderson Nexo.