- " He'll do; but I wish he was a dace," said Doll, slipping the victim into a tin with holes in the top. - "Red Pottage", Mary Cholmondeley.
- Yet, the fishermen will tell you, on some ponds the mummy- chogs which, I take it, is the still surviving Indian name for the killi- fish, are to be most esteemed as bait, and I have found fishermen fishing with young perch and dace and other hard- scaled fish, though I believe with indifferent success, nor did the fishermen themselves look to be the real thing. - "Old Plymouth Trails", Winthrop Packard.
- Down below there in the twilight of the warmest water next the bottom are perch and dace, bass and eel, and all these are likely to hunger for shiner. - "Old Plymouth Trails", Winthrop Packard.