- Speaking generally, the diary has become a sort of fetich, the authority of which ought to be overthrown. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
- Don't lose your fetich. - "San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams", Charles Paul de Kock.
- It is the morbid desire to set up a fetich and adore it, to fall down and worship something. - "The Gadfly", E. L. Voynich.