- Would not this apply against all petitionary prayer? - "Literary Remains, Vol. 2", Coleridge.
- They contained requests for places, protestations of fidelity, and, in short, they were those petitionary circulars that are addressed to all persons in power. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
- When the coach had come to a standstill, he opened the door with as little creaking as might be, and held out a petitionary hand. - "Audrey", Mary Johnston.