- His black, wavy hair; his finely chiseled, pallid face, set now in a stern, patrician cast. - "Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930", Various.
- Hazel cut and chiseled it out at a grand rate, and, throwing it to the sides, raised by degrees two mud banks, one on each side the boat; and at last he dug so deep that he was enabled to draw the boat another yard inland. - "Foul Play", Charles Reade Dion Boucicault.
- The very Polar ice was chiseled. - "The Metal Monster", A. Merritt.