- To near it adds Rede of the Lord. - "Jeremiah", George Adam Smith.
- The Discourses in America, two of them specially written, and the other, originally a Cambridge " Rede" discourse, recast for the Western Hemisphere, must always rank with the most curious and interesting of Mr Arnold's works: but the very circumstances of their composition and delivery made it improbable, if not impossible, that they should form one of his best. - "Matthew Arnold", George Saintsbury.
- Thou art distraught with thy self- conceit, answered the dame, scornfully; and, losing all the compassion and friendly interest she had before felt, my rede is spoken,- reject it if thou wilt in pride. - "The Last Of The Barons, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.