- Folkestone and Hythe Beds. - "The Student's Elements of Geology", Sir Charles Lyell.
- And when they got nearly to Hythe, and met with the red- whiskered man who got up suddenly out of the hedge and said he'd been hanging off and on expecting them for nigh on a week, Mr. Beale sent Dickie into a field to look for mushrooms- which didn't grow there- expressly that he might have a private conversation with the red- whiskered man- a conversation which began thus- Couldn't get 'ere afore. - "Harding's luck", E. [Edith] Nesbit.
- The Port of Hythe, fiue. - "The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, v. 1, Northern Europe", Richard Hakluyt.