| 1960 P. J. Farmer Day of Timestop (1968) vi. 37
||The CWC might be utilizing the sapients because they possessed powers, or advantages Terrestrials did not have.
| 1979 M. Z. Bradley & P. E. Zimmer Survivors (1989) 7
||There had been a time when Dane thought he would never tire of watching the crowds that thronged these streets, lizard-men, cat-men, bird-menâ€”or, to use the terminology of the Unity, the enormous Galactic civilization, protosaurians, protofelines, protoavians; and others, people of every conceivable species of sapient.
|1989 Isaac Asimov's Sci. Fiction Mag. Dec. 175/1
||Aliens from another dimension have constructed a complex artificial solar system millions of years after the destruction of Earth and populated it with reconstructed humans, terrestrial life forms, and post-human higher Terrestrial sapients from Earth's past.
| 1999 J. May Orion Arm 61
||If the Earthlings who invaded them were reasonably enlightenedâ€”as Rampart wasâ€”primitive Indigenous Sapients often prospered.
| 2000 B. Stableford Fountains of Youth xxvi. 116
||I was never happy about those war-addicted fools hijacking the label Homo sapiens. We're the ones who have the opportunity to be true sapients, and I think we ought to take it.
| 2002 J. E. Czerneda To Trade Stars 300
||â€˜They do it so they can get away with eating other sapients?â€™ Ruti demanded in horrorâ€¥. â€˜Only if those sapients invade their pool.â€™
|2005 C. Stross Accelerando vi. 249
||The main life-form is an incredibly ornate corporate ecosphere, legal instruments breeding and replicating. They mug passing sapients and use them as currency.