- I am seized with a passion for the miseries of retreat from Moscow, for the excitements of the Red Corsair, or for a smuggler's life. - "The Magic Skin", Honore de Balzac.
- But the Corsair was not a cousin,- nor as yet an acknowledged lover. - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.
- Emotionally we have lost touch with him as we have with Byron's Corsair. - "The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller", Calvin Thomas.