References in classic literature ?
The little woman, attacked on a sudden, but never without arms, lighted up in an instant, parried and riposted with a home-thrust, which made Wagg's face tingle with shame; then she returned to her soup with the most perfect calm and a quiet smile on her face.
``How else do I get the world's best players to come to the North East,'' riposted the Middlesbrough chairman.