E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Quincey, Thomas de
(b. Manchester, August 15th, 1785; d. Edinburgh, December 8th, 1859). Works (1853);i. Autobiographio Sketches; ii. Autobiographic Sketches, with Recollections of the Lakes; iii. Miscellanies, chiefly Narrative; iv. Miscellanies; v. Confessions of an English Opium Eater (1822); vi. Sketches, Critical and Biographic; vii. Studies of Secret Records, Personal and Historic; viii. Essays, Sceptical and Anti-Sceptical; or, Problems Neglected or Misconceived; ix. Leaders in Literature, with a Notice of Traditional Errors affecting Them; x. Classic Records, Reviewed and Deciphered; xi. Critical Suggestions on Style and Rhetoric, with German Tales; xii. Speculations, Literary and Philosophic, with German Tales; xiii. Speculations, Literary and Philosophic; and xiv. Letters to a Young Man whose Education has been Neglected. Much more complete edition by Ticknor and Field, of Boston, U.S., in twenty volumes. For biography, see his Autobiography, Miss Martineaus Biographical Sketches, his Life by Page (1877), and Prof. Masson in the English Men of Letters series. For Criticism, see Stirlings Essays and Stephens Hours in a Library, etc.