|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Let it be booked with the rest of this days deeds, or, I swear, I will have it in a particular ballad else, with mine own picture on the top of it.|
Shakespeare.King Henry IV., Part II. Act IV. Scene 3. (Falstaff to Prince John on having taken Coleville prisoner.)
|They have not done me justice; but never mind, Ill have a gazette of my own.|
Lord Nelson.See his Life.
| [A gazet, says Coryat, page 286, is almost a penny; whereof ten make a livre, that is, ninepence. Newspapers being originally sold for that piece of money, acquired their present name of Gazettes. See Juniuss Etymol. voce Gazette.|
Dodsley.Note to the Antiquary, in Vol. X. Part 64, of his collection of Old Plays. Whalley says, a Gazette is a small Venetian coin, worth about three farthings. Giffords ed. of Ben Jonsons Plays, Vol. III. Volpone, Page 217.]