- 1566, William Adlington, The Golden Asse:
- Wherat all the people wondred greatly, and laughed me to scorne: but I beeing strucken in a cold sweat, crept between their legs for shame and escaped away.
- 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost:
- They destitute and bare Of all their virtue: Silent, and in face Confounded, long they sat, as strucken mute: Till Adam, though not less than Eve abashed, At length gave utterance to these words constrained.
- He that is strucken blind cannot forget / The precious treasure of his eyesight lost.