- Five days later Miacomo returned, with him the elderly Mohawk lover, and a priest, Tashmu, of repute a cringing schemer, with whom hunters and soldiers could have nothing in common, and whom they would gladly have put out of the way had they not been deterred by superstitious fears. - "Tales Of Puritan Land Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Volume 4.", Charles M. Skinner.
- The Lombard, a deep and hardy schemer, to whom force and fraud seemed equally good, was simply seeking for wealth and fame in the realms of the East. - "The Byzantine Empire", Charles William Chadwick Oman.
- I have proved myself to be a vindictive schemer. - "The Hollow of Her Hand", George Barr McCutcheon.