- Through the wind and the rain came trampling along the dark streets of the capital a body of four thousand troopers and lansquenettes. - "History of the United Netherlands, 1592-94", John Lothrop Motley.
- Hear the breakers' deepening roar, Driven like a herd of cattle In the wild stampede of battle, Trampling, trampling, trampling, to overwhelm the shore! - "The Poems of Henry Van Dyke", Henry Van Dyke.
- Then Dick heard the trampling of feet, which sounded closer and closer, and he realized that he must get away from there at once, or the redcoats would be upon him. - "The Dare Boys of 1776", Stephen Angus Cox.