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 Beattie, JamesBeeche, Sir Henry T. de la 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Beaumont and Fletcher
(Francis Beaumont, b. Grace Dieu, 1586, d. 1616; John Fletcher, b. 1576, d. 1625) together wrote “The Woman Hater” (1607); “Cupid’s Revenge” (1615); “The Scornful Lady” (1616); “A King and No King” (1619); “The Maid’s Tragedy” (1619); “Philaster” (1620); “Monsieur Thomas” (1639); “Wit Without Money” (1639); “The Coronation” (1640). Works (1660); best edition, 1843. Beaumont himself wrote “Paraphrase of Ovid’s ‘Salmacis and Hermaphroditus’” (1602); “A Masque” (1613); “Poems” (1640); and another set of Poems (1653). See Campbell’s “Specimens;” Hallam’s “Literature;” Collier’s “Dramatic Poetry;” Lamb’s “Specimens;” Hazlitt’s “Age of Elizabeth;” Leigh Hunt’s “Imagination and Fancy,” and “Selections;” Macaulay’s “Essays;” Ward’s “Dramatic Literature;” and Minto’s “Characteristics of English Poets.” For recent critical opinion as to the authorship of the various works, see Professor Hall Griffin’s Bibliography in Morley’s “English Writers,” vol. xi.   1

 Beattie, JamesBeeche, Sir Henry T. de la 

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