- The tower- steeples of the villages of Schlanders, Kortsch, and Laas, are lower than the surface of the Gadribach. - "The Earth as Modified by Human Action", George P. Marsh.
- A dagger hangyng on a laas hadde he Aboute his nekke under his arm adoun. - "The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. Volume 1", Frederick Whymper.