- For the insult of the lion vengeance shall thus be ta'en. - "The Lay of the Cid", R. Selden Rose and Leonard Bacon.
- In many a little country place It is a very common case To have but one residing doctor, Whose practice rather seems to be No practice, but a rule of three, Physician- surgeon- drug- decoctor; Thus Hunks was forced to go once more Where he had ta'en his to t' before. - "The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood", Thomas Hood.
- " We dinna ken whaur they've ta'en theirsel's," replied Angus. - "The Golden Silence", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.