- Now, that's a rapper. - "The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian", John Dryden.
- That's Mr. Beamish's, that fine house there with the brass rapper and the green lamp beside it; and there's the hospital. - "Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)", Charles Lever.
- She must have been, for I have discovered that a little girl in the house was the rapper. - "Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends", John Keats.