- " Give him a chance, Rad. - "Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails", Victor Appleton.
- " Now you can go, Rad," announced Tom, when they reached the lonely field where, pointing toward a big hill, was the little cannon. - "Tom Swift and his Giant Cannon or, The Longest Shots on Record", Victor Appleton.
- Rad wanted to do it all alone, but Koku said he was like a baby now." - "Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders or, The Underground Search for the Idol of Gold", Victor Appleton.