- He entered New Amsterdam as a conqueror, mounted on a Narraganset pacer. - "Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete", Washington Irving.
- But on the fast new liners this pacer was replaced by a gong. - "The Harbor", Ernest Poole.
- I see by the paper that you have a pacer for sale. - "Jimmie Moore of Bucktown", Melvin Earnest Trotter.