- And the animated remains wiped a forehead wet already with the throes of deglutition, and eyes that were not wet at all, before applying a flickering light to his neglected Upmann. - "The Crime Doctor", Ernest William Hornung.
- Then I heard his lips move in the rhapsodic deglutition of babyland dreams. - "The Prairie Wife", Arthur Stringer.
- So we have poems of dejection, of reflection, of deglutition, of indigestion. - "Literary Lapses", Stephen Leacock.