- Miss Vale, looking very tall and very pale, met him in the hall. - "Ashton-Kirk, Investigator", John T. McIntyre.
- And this wise they journeyed, and kept the Vale about seven miles to the North- West of them, and so were presently beyond the Watcher of the North- East, and going with a greater freedom, and having less care to hide. - "The Night Land", William Hope Hodgson.
- Lord George knew one or two men, who were surprised to find him in Ayrshire, and Mrs. Carbuncle was soon quite at home with a young nobleman whom she had met in the vale with the Baron. - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.