- Six tablespoonfuls of flour, three eggs, a teaspoonful of salt, and a pint of milk, make a middling stiff batter; beat it up well; take care it is not lumpy. - "A Poetical Cook-Book", Maria J. Moss.
- Mary and I didn't talk much along this track- we couldn't have heard each other very well, anyway, for the 'clock- clock' of the waggon and the rattle of the cart over the hard lumpy ground. - "Joe Wilson and His Mates", Henry Lawson.
- He picked up the dead hand and gingerly fingered the lumpy knuckles. - "The Heart of the Range", William Patterson White.