Grandmother

My grandmother's review, the British Review. Lord Byron said, in a sort of jest, “I bribed my grandmother's review. ”The editor of the British called him to account, and this gave the poet a fine opportunity of pointing the battery of his satire against the periodical. (Don Juan.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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