- If she had teething to attend to, she thought of nothing else day or night, and communicated with the family on no other subject. - "The Promised Land", Mary Antin.
- If the right man came along and gave her a rubber teething ring, she'd be crazy about it for his sake. - "The Window at the White Cat", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
- If you are living in the town, and your baby suffers much from teething, take him into the country. - "Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children", Pye Henry Chavasse.