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  • (The throb in my finger returned for a parthian shot and I remembered that I _was_ a real patient!)

    Highways in Hiding

  • While still in plain sight of the group about the store, and as Montoya plodded slowly along behind the burros, Pete turned and launched his parthian shot -- that eloquently expressive gesture of contempt and scorn wherein is employed the thumb, the nose, and the outspread fingers of one hand.

    The Ridin' Kid from Powder River

  • An hour or so later, a little beyond Sugar Creek Church, the Captain himself was left for dead on the field, with nine wounds received whilst endeavoring to rescue his gallant lieutenant, George Locke who had lingered too long in maintaining this parthian contest against overwhelming odds.

    Reminiscences and Memoirs of North Carolina and Eminent North Carolinians

  • A slight inclination of the head and parthian glance number three, encouraged Anstruther to hasten and conclude, for the moon was sailing grandly over the lake now.

    A Fascinating Traitor An Anglo-Indian Story

  • Bevies of flashing-eyed American girls "took him in" with parthian glances, and even a widowed Russian princess, hobbling by, easing her gouty steps with a jeweled cane, gazed back upon the moody Adonis and sighed for the vanished days, when she possessed both the physical and mental capacity to wander from the beaten paths of the proprieties.

    A Fascinating Traitor An Anglo-Indian Story

  • With the resounding defeat of Tim Kaine's parthian proposal to raise the income tax, the discussion is turning to the question of fees.

    News for Richmond Times-Dispatch

  • * '' 'FredFerguson' '' left a parthian shot at the Main Page talk.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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