- " He was de- termined, though, an' th' first man that made a face at him he walloped in th' jaw; an' he'd been on th' canal no more thin a month before he licked ivry man in th' gang but th' section boss, who'd been a Dublin jackeen, an' weighed sixteen stone an' was great with a thrip an' a punch. - "Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen", Finley Peter Dunne.
- Jackeen is to be 'an engineer, by the sea, ' so it seems, and Broona is to be a farmer's wife with a tiny red bill- book like Mrs. Colquhoun's. - "Penelope's Irish Experiences", Kate Douglas Wiggin.
- Her little boys and girls will sell the milk, and when Jackeen has his engineering holidays he will come and eat fresh butter and scones and cream and jam at the farm, and when her children have their holidays they will go and play on 'Jackeen's beach. - "Penelope's Irish Experiences", Kate Douglas Wiggin.