E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Aytoun, William Edmonstoune
(b. Edinburgh, 1813; d. Edinburgh, 1865). The Life and Times of Richard I., King of England (1840); Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers (1849); Firmilian (1854); Bothwell (1856); Norman Sinclair (1861); A Nuptial Ode on the Marriage of the Prince of Wales (1863); The Glenmutchkin Railway and How I Became a Yeoman, tales from Blackwood (1858). Collaborated with Sir T. Martin in Bon Gaultier Ballads (1854), and edited Ballads of Scotland (1858). Biography by Martin (1867).