- She bought useful things, and when her husband was out of work she could always get a large percentage of their cost from the pawnbroker.
- The pawnbroker talked Greek to him at once. - "Stingaree", E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung.
- The pawnbroker described him as " a crazy Frenchman of an artist," tall, with a pointed black beard. - "The Dream Doctor", Arthur B. Reeve.