- Above this stands a large silver salver or oblong tray, lined with reflecting glass, on which Dresden swan and silver lilies seem floating in a veritable lake. - "Manners and Social Usages", Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood.
- A footman entered, and presented on a salver a large brown envelope to Miss Alice Arden. - "Checkmate", Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.
- He made an awkward but deep and obsequious reverence, turned and went out of the door, passing Juba, who was entering with a salver laden with bread and meat and a couple of bottles. - "Audrey", Mary Johnston.