Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


This would not be believ’d in Venice, though I should swear I saw’t.
Shakespeare.—Othello, Act IV. Scene 1. (Lodovico to Othello.)

And, to be King,
Stands not within the prospect of belief.
Shakespeare.—Macbeth, Act I. Scene 3. (Macbeth to the Witches.)

I’ll believe both;
And what does else want credit, come to me,
And I’ll be sworn ’tis true.
Shakespeare.—Tempest, Act III. Scene 3. (Sebastian to Alonso.)