- 1590, Edmund Spenser, Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I, edition 1921 ed.:
- With chaunge of cheare the seeming simple maid Let fall her eyen, as shamefast to the earth, 240 And yeelding soft, in that she nought gain-said, So forth they rode, he feining seemely merth, And she coy lookes: so dainty they say maketh derth.
- 1545, Desiderius Erasmus, A Very Pleasaunt & Fruitful Diologe Called the Epicure:
- Wha they wer set to dyner (as it was thought) ther wated noo kynde of delitious meat: they filled the selues haboudantly: after ye feast was