- Had I been caught I should have looked for nothing but contempt from France; from the Kabyle, for neither admiration nor mercy. - "The Maids of Paradise", Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers.
- Indeed, the word Targhee seems to have the same signification as Kabyle, that is, " tribe," or " nation," both words denoting people of the same original stock. - "Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846", James Richardson.
- The defile was one which a few hundred men could have held against any force, but the Kabyle sheiks were shown passports bearing Abd- el- Kader's seal and authorizing the passage of French troops. - "The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17", Charles Francis Horne.