E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
ABeckett, Arthur W.
(b. Hammersmith, October 25th, 1844). Fallen among Thieves (1870); Our Holiday in the Highlands (1876); The Ghost of Greystone Grange (1877); with Burnand, The Doom of St. Querce (1875); The Shadow Witness (1876); Hard Luck (1884); Tracked Out (1888); Papers from Pump-Handle Court (from Punch), (1889); The Member for Wrottenborough (1892). Plays: L. S. D. (1872); About Town (1873); On Strike (1873). Edited Glowworm and Tomahawk, and has published an edition of Gilbert ABecketts Comic Blackstone (1887).