- When almost every other living soul was lost in the close thicket he came again, approaching the camp with soft footsteps, peering anxiously. - "The Mormon Prophet", Lily Dougall.
- The sounds of the troops marching on the road reached me in the thicket. - "Who Goes There?", Blackwood Ketcham Benson.
- And on Friday, about sunset, they brought me to a lone house upon a heath, by a thicket of bushes, where they took me down, almost dead, being sorely bruised with the carriage of the money. - "Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences", Arthur L. Hayward.