- I put messieurs the workmen into the same pack, and would have them all thrust together into the river! - "The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters", George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie.
- So, to continue: the faithful three, Messieurs Classon, Cuyp, and Vetchen, do valiantly escort me on my mountain rides and drives. - "The Firing Line", Robert W. Chambers.
- She stopped on her way out, and delivered her parting words: " Messieurs Dunboyne, father and son, I keep my temper, and merely regard you as a couple of blackguards." - "The Legacy of Cain", Wilkie Collins.