E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
(b. Aberdeen, December 2nd, 1822). Essays, Biographical and Critical, chiefly on English Poets (1856), The Life of John Milton (six vols., 185879), British Novelists and their Styles (1859); Recent British Philosophy (1865), Drummond of Hawthornden (1873); The Three DevilsMiltons, Luthers, and Goethes (1874); Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats, etc. (1874); De Quincey in the English Men of Letters series (1878), A Memoir of Goldsmith (1879); Carlyle (1885). Edinburgh Sketches and Memories (1892). Has edited Cambridge Milton (1874); the Collected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, etc.