E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
(b. Edinburgh, 1745; d. January 14th, 1831). The Man of Feeling (1771); The Man of the World (1773); Julia de Roubigné (1777); besides contributing to The Mirror (1778), The Lounger (1785), and the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He also published a volume of translations and dramatic pieces in 1791, a Life of Blacklock in 1793, and a Life of John Home in 1812. Works in 1808.