- " Upon my honour, Jacob, I shall be very angry with you if you do not set about this love- making as I would have you. - "The Vicar of Wrexhill", Mrs [Frances] Trollope.
- Jacob, the father, owned many sheep, and the sons cared for them, sometimes leading them far from home to find the best pastures. - "A Child's Story Garden", Compiled by Elizabeth Heber.
- Jacob, I wonder you could sell it! - "A Hazard of New Fortunes", William Dean Howells.