- A large number of perfectly innocent men and women were tortured and disgracefully executed, but fortunately the death of the main persecutor, DuBlois, made a sudden end to the existence of witchcraft in that province. - "Modern Magic", Maximilian Schele de Vere.
- He believed that he had seen Jesus on the road to Damascus, and it was that appearance which revolutionised his life, turned him from a persecutor into a disciple, and united him with the Apostles as ordained to be a witness with them of the Resurrection. - "Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)", Alexander Maclaren.
- See here, roared his persecutor, getting furious and shaking his fist at his victim, I'm after you, Ned Foreman, and I'm going to get you! - "The Boys of Bellwood School", Frank V. Webster.