- He found them sitting at their afternoon meal of tea and oatcake. - "Malcolm", George MacDonald.
- So to- morrow I must make a pilgrimage to Royd corn- mill, soothe the miller, and praise the grain; and next day I must call at De Walden- where I hate to go- and carry in my reticule half an oatcake to give to Mr. Sam's favourite pointers. - "Shirley", Charlotte BrontÃ«.
- Mrs. MacCoul ran after him with an oatcake, but having tasted it he said, " Very good outside, but give the rest to your goodman"; for she had baked the tin girdle inside the cake. - "Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life", Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey.