- General Lodge threw away his cigar with an action that suggested a sudden vitalizing of a weary but indomitable spirit. - "The U.P. Trail", Zane Grey.
- Altogether she was a decidedly vitalizing influence, an influence that was, I began to admit to myself, a good one for me. - "Kent Knowles: Quahaug", Joseph C. Lincoln.
- Blood and its substitutes, however, were not the only materials that had acquired a reputation for vitalizing qualities in the Reindeer Epoch. - "The Evolution of the Dragon", G. Elliot Smith.