- 1897, John Bennett, Master Skylark:
- "We must be off if we're to lie at Uxbridge overnight; for there hath been rain beyond, sir, and the roads be werry deep."
- 1890, Various, Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 99, August 30, 1890.:
- I spent a werry plessant arternoon there, and drove home in style on the Box Seat of a reel Company's Bus. The nex day I went to Higate Wood, another of the grate works of the good old Copperashun.