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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Threats
 
He threatens many that hath injured one.
        Ben Jonson.—Sejanus, Act II. Scene 4.
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Be stirring as the time, be fire with fire;
Threaten the threat’ner, and outface the brow
Of bragging horror.
        Shakespeare.—King John, Act V. Scene 1. (The Bastard to the King.)
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There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats;
For I am arm’d 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.)
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