|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|The Parthian, presuming on his flight and arrows, shot backward.|
Davidsons Virgil, by Buckley, Georgics, Book III. Page 69; Gays Trivia, Book II. Line 295.
|Like the Parthian, I shall flying fight.|
Shakespeare.Cymbeline, Act I. Scene 7.
|How quick they wheeld, and, flying, behind them shot|
Sharp sleet of arrowy shower.
Milton.Paradise Regained, Book III. Line 323; Gray, The Fatal Sisters, Verse 1.
|Death like a Parthian flies, and flying kills.|
Jasper Fisher.The True Trojans, Act III. Scene 5.