E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
(b. 1570; d. July, 1627). The Wisdom of Solomon Paraphrased (1597); Blurt, Master Constable; or, the Spaniards Night Walke (1602); Michaelmas Terme (1607); Patient Grissel (1607); The Phnix (1607); Four Fine Gallants (1607); The Familie of Love (1608), A Mad World, My Masters (1608); A Tricke to Catch the Old One (1608); Account of Sir Robert Sherley (1609); The Triumphs of Truth (1613); Civitatis Amor (1616); The Triumphs of Honour and Industry (1617); A Fair Quarrel (1617); The Triumphs of Love and Antiquity (1619); The Masque of Heroes (1619); A Courtly Masque (1620); The Sun in Aries (1621); The Triumphs of Honour and Virtue (1622); The Triumphs of Integrity (1623); The Game at Chesse (1624); The Triumphs of Health and Prosperity (1626); The Chast Mayd in Cheape-side, The Widow, The Changeling (1653); The Spanish Gipsie (1653); The Old Law, More Dissemblers Besides Women (1657); Women Beware Women (1657); No Wit, no Help like a Womans (1657); The Mayor of Quinborough (1661); Anything for a Quiet Life (1662); The Witch (1778); and other works. The Works of Middleton were edited in 1840, with Some Account of the Author, and Notes, by the Rev. Alexander Dyce. For Criticism, see Hazlitts Elizabethan Literature and Lambs Specimens of Dramatic Poets. See also the Dictionary of National Biography.