- Susan yawningly kissed her aunt and Virginia good- night, on the second floor, where they had a dark and rather colorless room together. - "Saturday's Child", Kathleen Norris.
- She had to shake Kitty several times, and when she at last staggered to her feet she yawningly quoted old Aunt Cindy's expression, that she was " as tired as a thousand of dawgs," and vowed she could never get home unless she was dragged there. - "The Little Colonel at Boarding-School", Annie Fellows Johnston.
- Bob put up his arms and stretched, and replied yawningly: " Well, I guess I'm the fixer." - "The Desert Fiddler", William H. Hamby.