- By degrees he led the subject to her changed condition in life- the alteration from a cold, damp, smoky hovel, to a warm, clean, slated house- the cheerful garden before the door that replaced the mud- heap and the duck- pool- and all the other happy changes which a few weeks had effected. - "The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete", Charles James Lever (1806-1872).
- Don had been, as every fellow knew, slated for the first team, and Kirkwell thought it was unfair of him to drop back to the second and " try to do him out of his place." - "Left Guard Gilbert", Ralph Henry Barbour.
- Griggs was on for the night run eastward with the express; and " Dutch" Tischer had found himself slated to take the fast mail west. - "The Grafters", Francis Lynde.