- He almost tottered, as he trod the sward! - "The White Gauntlet", Mayne Reid.
- More than a thousand years it is since she Was beautiful: she trod the waving grass; She saw the clouds. - "Georgian Poetry 1913-15", Edited by E. M. (Sir Edward Howard Marsh).
- Who trod on my head? - "Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading", Frances Jenkins Olcott.