E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
(b. 1817; d. July 12th, 1880). Diogenes and his Lantern (1849); The Vicar of Wakefield (1850); The Philosophers Stone (1850); Prince Dorus (1850); Sir Roger de Coverley (1851); Our Clerks (1852); Plot and Passion (1852); Wittikind and his Brothers (1852); To Oblige Benson (1854); A Blighted Being (1854); Still Waters Run Deep (1855); Helping Hands (1855); Retribution (1856); Victims (1856); Going to the Bad (1858); Our American Cousin (1858); Nine Points of the Law (1859); The House and the Home (1859) The Contested Election (1859); The Fools Revenge (1859); A Tale of Two Cities (from Dickens) (1860); The Overland Route (1860); The Babes in the Wood (1860); The Ticket-of-Leave Man (1863); Twixt Axe and Crown (1870), Joan of Arc (1870); Clancarty (1873); Anne Boleyn (1876); An Unequal Match; besides being the part author of New Men and Old Acres, Masks and Faces, Slave Life, and several other dramas. Historical Plays in 1877 He also published The Life and Times of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Leicester Square, and Songs and Ballads of Brittany; and edited the autobiographies of B. R. Haydon and C. R. Leslie, and Mortimer Collinss posthumous Pen Sketches.