- 1861, Various, Atlantic Monthly, Volume 8, No. 47, September, 1861:
- The magnetism of this marvellous interpreter had caught up himself, and me with him, into Dreamland, from which we gently descended at the end of Part VI., and "the spell was snapt."
- 1897, Unknown, The Nursery Rhyme Book:
- The king was in his counting-house Counting out his money; The queen was in the parlour Eating bread and honey; The maid was in the garden Hanging out the clothes, There came a little blackbird, And snapt off her nose. ]