E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Smith, Adam, LL.D.
(b. Kirkcaldy, June 5th, 1723; d. Edinburgh, July 17th, 1790). The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759); An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776); The Rights of Great Britain asserted against the Claims of America (1776); Letter to Mr. Strahan on the Last Illness of David Hume (1777); and Essays on Philosophical Subjects (1795). See the Life by Brougham in Men of Letters and Science, by Playfair (1805), by Smellie (1800), that prefixed by Dugald Stewart to Smiths Works (1812), Farrers (1881), R. B. Haldanes (1887) and John Raes (1895). Best editions of the Wealth of Nations, McCullochs (1839), and Rogerss (1870).