- It seemed to Steve as if the little fellow was loosing a long pent tide held up from lack of companionship till the bursting point had been reached. - "The Heart of Unaga", Ridgwell Cullum.
- Farewell, tomorrow we will speak again, and, loosing the Shaman's bridle, Oros passed on. - "Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed", H. Rider Haggard.
- None of it is given to any Apostle by himself, except Peter; what the rest receive of it together, as in the case of the power of binding and loosing, first promised and then given to them collectively, is greatly exceeded by what he receives alone. - "Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom", T. W. Allies.