- Mebbe she reckoned so, too, for she asked me to give you the handkercher I sent ye. - "From Sand Hill to Pine", Bret Harte.
- " All of a suddent I felt myself grabbed by my coat collar behind, and my neck- handkercher and collar drawn tight around my throat till I couldn't breathe. - "From Sand Hill to Pine", Bret Harte.
- I could see the heads o' some of the men peepin' over the side, so I waves my handkercher, and one o' them he waves back. - "The Firm of Girdlestone", Arthur Conan Doyle.