|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|He threatens many that hath injured one.|
Ben Jonson.Sejanus, Act II. Scene 4.
|Be stirring as the time, be fire with fire;|
Threaten the threatner, and outface the brow
Of bragging horror.
Shakespeare.King John, Act V. Scene 1. (The Bastard to the King.)
|There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats;|
For I am armd so strong in honesty,
That they pass by me as the idle winds,
Which I respect not.
Shakespeare.Julius Cæsar, Act IV. Scene 5. (Brutus to Cassius.)