- He knelt down by the headstone and pressed his face against it. - "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
- She pointed to the headstone of which I had taken a rubbing a day or two before. - "A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest", Amelia B. Edwards.
- And the common headstone, the memorial of some dead and gone farmer or labourer who lived and died in the village hard by, is still more intimate and suggestive. - "The Vanishing Man", R. Austin Freeman.