E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
(b. Maidstone, April 10th, 1778; d. September 18th, 1830). An Essay on the Principles of Human Action (1805); Free Thoughts on Public Affairs (1806); A Reply to Malthus (1807); The Eloquence of the British Senate (1807); A New Grammar of the English Tongue (1810); Memoirs of Thomas Holcroft (1816); Characters of Shakespeares Plays (1817); The Round Table (1817); A View of the English Stage (1818); Lectures on the English Poets (1818); Lectures on the English Comic Writers (1819); Political Essays (1819); Table Talk (1821); Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth (1821); Characteristics in the Manner of Rochefoucaulds Maxims (1823); Liber Amoris; or, the New Pygmalion (1823); Notes of a Journey through France and Italy (1825); The Spirit of the Age; or, Contemporary Portraits (1825); Select Poets of Great Britain (1825); The Plain Speaker; or, Opinions on Books, Men, and Things (1826); The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte (1828); Conversations with James Northcote (1830); and A Life of Titian (1830). See the Life by his grandson (1867), and the Literary Remains, with the first Lord Lyttons Introduction, and Stephens Hours in a Library.