- Her feet faltered over the doorsill and paced slowly down the shop between the long counters, each step slower than its predecessor. - "Carolyn of the Corners", Ruth Belmore Endicott.
- Dan'l looked and saw her, weak, trembling, gripping the doorsill with her left hand. - "The Sea Bride", Ben Ames Williams.
- Then they try to touch you- absent- mindedly putting their arms along the back of your chair, or taking your elbow to keep you from falling when you have to cross a doorsill or a curb- stone or some dangerous place like that. - "Mary Minds Her Business", George Weston.