* 1876 , John Burroughs, Winter Sunshine , part 1, Hurd and Houghton, page 76
* 1875 , John Burroughs, Winter Sunshine , part 2, Kessinger Publishing (2004), pages 72–73
- At this time, cooning in the remote interior is a famous pastime. As this animal is entirely nocturnal in its habits it is hunted only at night.
* 1932 , The Atlantic Monthly , volume information kept strictly confidential by Google Books, page 635
- But if he [the dog''] strikes a trail, you presently hear''... loud and repeated barking as he reaches the foot of the tree in which the coon has taken refuge. Then follows a pellmell rush of the cooning party up the hill, into the woods, through the brush and the darkness
* 1950 , William A. Owens (compiler), Texas Folk Songs , page 245
- These are the kind of men who have served their time and taken all the six degrees necessary to a scout's full education, “foxing, snaking, moling, cooning , possuming, and, if need be, wolfing ;” who riding at a canter through the woods, will stop their horse...
- I met Colonel Davy a-going out a-cooning ,
- Says I, “Davy Crockett, how do you hunt without a gun?”
- “Oh,” says he, “Pompey Smash, if you’ll follow along with Davy,
* 1962 , Ernest Thompson Seton, Two Little Savages , Courier Dover Publications, ISBN 0486209857, page 276
- I’ll soon show you how for to grin a coon crazy.”
- “Aren’t there any Coons ’round here, Mr. Clark?”
- “Oh, I reckon so. Y-e-s! Down a piece in the hardwood bush near Widdy Biddy Baggs’s place there’s lots o’ likely Cooning ground.”
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