- He wrote one angry, unfilial letter back and then came silence. - "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
- Lionel, in agonies, turned an unfilial back, and looked steadily out of the window; but Darrell, far too august to take offence where none was meant, only smiled at the implied reference to Lionel's superior demand in the fashionable world, and replied, without even a touch of his accustomed irony: " And to gratify his mother is a pleasure I thank you for inviting me to share with him." - "What Will He Do With It, Book 7.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- Poor 'Lina, we say it again, for hard, and wicked, and treacherous, and unfilial, as she had ever been, she had need for pity on this her wedding day. - "Bad Hugh", Mary Jane Holmes.