- It was a girl called Tinker Bell exquisitely gowned in a skeleton leaf, cut low and square, through which her figure could be seen to the best advantage. - "Peter and Wendy", James Matthew Barrie.
- Tom's mother came softly into the room, gowned in an exquisite afternoon costume of violet organdie and fine lace, which was very becoming to her white hair and youthful face. - "Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid", Amy D. V. Chalmers.
- Miss Saunders, beautifully gowned, was sitting with an old man, an elderly woman, a handsome, very stout woman of perhaps forty, and a very young man. - "Saturday's Child", Kathleen Norris.