E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
(b. Halifax, September 17th, 1770; d. Stapleton, near Bristol, October 15th, 1843). Essays, in a Series of Letters to a Friend (1805); On the Evils of Popular Ignorance (1819); followed by other works, the chief one, Contributions, Biographical, Literary, and Philosophical, to the Eclectic Review (1840). Selected Works in Bohns Standard Library. See The Life and Correspondence of John Foster, by Dr. Ryland; also the Life by Shepherd.