- There a small boat was waiting, and they were paddled across, to walk up to Mr Perowne's, both Hilton and Chumbley starting, as they saluted the merchant, to see what a change his late troubles had wrought upon his personal appearance. - "One Maid's Mischief", George Manville Fenn.
- At this time the mud was quite dry and smooth, and appeared as if it had been paddled and beaten down by the feet of animals and birds. - "Popular Adventure Tales", Mayne Reid.
- Huge black many- paddled war canoes, forty in all, and probably with fifty men in each, or nearly a thousand altogether. - "Annie o' the Banks o' Dee", Gordon Stables.