|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
| The moan of the whip-poor-will from the hillside; the boding cry of the tree-toad, that harbinger of storm; the dreary hooting of the screech-owl.|
IrvingSketch Book. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
|Where deep and misty shadows float|
In forests depths is heard thy note.
Like a lost spirit, earthbound still,
Art thou, mysterious whip-poor-will.
Marie Le BaronThe Whip-Poor-Will.