- Why not get up a quintette, and let Matt Bray there take the drum, and charming Sir Harry Payne the cymbals?" - "The Master of the Ceremonies", George Manville Fenn.
- " Not with you to back up so formidable a quintette of stalwarts," assented the tall visitor gaily. - "The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel", Baroness Orczy.
- The assayer with three men from the town had arrived and the rescue of the quintette at the bottom of the shaft was speedily effected. - "Tabitha's Vacation", Ruth Alberta Brown.