E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
(b. Kilmarnock, December 31st, 1830; d. Wardie, near Edinburgh, January 8th, 1867). A Life-Drama, and other Poems (1853); Sonnets on the Crimean War (with Sydney Dobell, 1855); City Poems (1857); Edwin of Deira (1861); Dreamthorpe (1863); A Summer in Skye (1865); Alfred Hagarts Household, a novel (1866); Last Leaves (1868). Life by P. P. Alexander (1869), prefixed to Last Leaves. See also Brisbanes Early Years of Alexander Smith (1869).