E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Parr, Samuel, LL.D.
(b. Harrow, January 15th, 1747, d. March 6th, 1825). Prefatio ad Bellendenum de Statu Prisci Orbis (1788); Letter from Irenopolis to the Inhabitants of Eleutheropolis (1792); Characters of the Late Right Honourable Charles James Fox, selected and in part written by Philopatris Varvicencis (1809), etc. Aphorisms, Opinions, and Reflections of the late Dr. S. Parr were published in 1826; Bibliotheca Parriana. a Catalogue of the Library of the Rev Samuel Parr, LL.D., in 1827, Parriana; or, Notices of the Rev. Samuel Parr, LL.D., collected and in part written by E. H. Barker, Esq., in 182829; and Memoirs of the Rev. Samuel Parr, LL.D., by the Rev. William Field, in 1828. In the same year appeared an edition of his Works, with Memoirs of his Life and Writings, and a selection from his Correspondence, by John Johnstone, M.D.