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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Congreve, William
 
(b. Stafford, February, 1670; d. January 19th, 1729). “The Old Bachelor” (1693); “The Double Dealer” (1694); “Love for Love” (1695); “The Mourning Bride” (1697); “The Way of the World” (1700); and “Poems” (1710). Editions of his Works appeared in 1710 and 1840, an introduction being written to the latter by Leigh Hunt. “Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Amours of William Congreve” was published by Charles Wilson in 1730. See Thackeray’s “English Humorists,” Johnson’s “Lives of the Poets,” Macaulay’s “Essays,” and E. Gosse’s “Congreve.”   1
 


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