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 Lyell, Sir CharlesLytton, Lord 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Lyly, or Lilly, John
(b. Kent, 1553, d. November, 1606). “Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit” (1579); “Euphues and his England” (1580); “Alexander and Campaspe” (1584); “Pap with a Hatchet” (1589); “Sapho and Phao” (1591); “Endymion, the Man in the Moon” (1592); “Euphues’ Shadow” (1592), “Galathea” (1592); “Midas” (1592); “Mother Bombie” (1594), “The Woman in the Moon” (1597); “The Maydes Metamorphoses” (1600); “Love’s Metamorphosis” (1601); “Six Court Comedies” (1632); and “Euphues and Lucilla” (1716). For Biography, see Collier’s “History of Dramatic Poetry” and W. C. Hazlitt’s “Handbook to Early English Poetry.” For Criticism, Hazlitt’s “Age of Elizabeth;” Hallam’s “Literature of Europe;” Lamb’s “Specimens of English Dramatic Poets;” Coleridge’s “Remains;” H. Coleridge’s “Notes and Marginalia;” and Jusserand’s “History of the English Novel in the Time of Elizabeth.” An edition of Lyly’s dramatic works was edited by F. W. Fairholt in 1858. Exact reprint of “Euphues” by Arber. See also Morley’s “English Writers,” vols. viii.–xi.   1

 Lyell, Sir CharlesLytton, Lord 


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