A terrible archer, half beast and half man, whose eyes sparkled
like fire, and struck dead like lightning. He is introduced into the
Trojan armies by Guido da Colonna.
The dreadful Sagittary
Appals our numbers.
Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida, v. 5
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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