- The shortcomings of the earlier machines are minutely set forth, and the witnesses for the plaintiff are clear that they are neither practical nor profitable. - "Edison, His Life and Inventions", Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin.
- Did you submit to this tattooing, which must have been painful, with a view of becoming engaged to the plaintiff? - "Mr. Meeson's Will", H. Rider Haggard.
- Upon the principal question in this case- that is, whether or not there was an agreement of marriage between plaintiff and defendant- they were the only witnesses. - "The Spiritualists and the Detectives", Allan Pinkerton.