- The young women he knew in Rexton, whose simple, pleasant friendship he valued, had the placid, domestic charm of their own sweet- breathed, windless orchards. - "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
- Often they stood to face the enemies' ranks All upright as a flame in windless air, Wearing their arm and the bright skill of swords Like spirits clad in flashing fire of heaven; And now in darken'd rooms they lie afraid And whimper if the nurse moves suddenly. - "Emblems Of Love", Lascelles Abercrombie.
- Did you ever admire the steady, silent, windless fall of the snow, in some lead- colored sky, silent save the little ticking of the flakes as they touched the twigs? - "Stories of Authors, British and American", Edwin Watts Chubb.