E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Hook, Theodore Edward
(b. London, September 22nd, 1788; d. London, August 24th, 1841). Sayings and Doings (1824, 1825, 1828); Maxwell (1830); Gilbert Gurney (1835); Gurney Married (1837); Jack Brag (1837); Births, Deaths, and Marriages (1839); Precepts and Practice (1840); Fathers and Sons (1840); and Peregrine Bunce, also several plays, including Peter and Paul and Killing No Murder. His Life of Sir David Baird in 1832. Edited John Bull and New Monthly. Life by Barham (1848).