E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Collins, William Wilkie
(b. London, January, 1824; d. 1889). Antonina; or, the Fall of Rome (1850); Rambles Beyond Railways; or, Notes on Cornwall (1851); Basil (1852); Mr. Wrays Cash-box (1852); Hide and Seek (1854); After Dark, and Other Stories (1856); The Dead Secret (1857): The Queen of Hearts (1859); The Woman in White (1859); No Name (1862); My Miscellanies (1863); Armadale (1866); The Moonstone (1868); Man and Wife (1870); Poor Miss Finch (1872); Miss or Mrs.? and Other Stories (1873); The New Magdalen (1873); The Law and the Lady (1875); Two Destinies (1876); Haunted Hotels (1879); Little Novels (1887); The Legacy of Cain (1888); Blind Love (1890); two plays, The Lighthouse, and The Frozen Deep, with dramatic versions of Armadale, No Name, and The Moonstone.