The impressionable peasant leads a larger, fuller, more dramatic life than the pachydermatous
- "Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman", Thomas Hardy.
When perfectly ripened, these spears are exceeding formidable, their points being sharp enough to pierce the skin of any but a pachydermatous
- "Across the Zodiac", Percy Greg.
There were heat and dust and discomfort, and weary, wretched animals looking out of cages at other weary, tortured animals, that were sometimes scarcely less pachydermatous
- "The Master-Knot of Human Fate", Ellis Meredith.