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 Waller, EdmundWalpole, Spencer, LL.D. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Walpole, Horace,
fourth Earl of Oxford (b. October 5th, 1717; d. March 2nd, 1797). “Ædes Walpolianæ or a Description of the Pictures at Houghton Hall, the Seat of Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Oxford” (1752); “Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, with Lists of their Works” (1758); “Fugitive Pieces in Prose and Verse” (1758); “Catalogue of the Collections of Pictures of the Duke of Devonshire” (1760); “Anecdotes of Painting in England” (1762–71); “Catalogue of Engravers who have been born or resided in England” (1763); “The Castle of Otranto” (1765); “Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard III.” (1768); “The Mysterious Mother” (1768); “Miscellaneous Antiquities” (1772); “Description of the Villa of Horace Walpole at Strawberry Hill” (1772). “Letter to the Editor of the Miscellanies of Thomas Chatterton” (1779), “Hieroglyphick Tales” (1785); “Essay on Modern Gardening” (1785); “Hasty Productions” (1791); “Memoirs of the Last Ten Years (1751–60) of the Reign of George II.” (1812); “Reminiscences” (1818); “Memoirs of the Reign of King George III., from his Accession to 1771” (1845); “Journal of the Reign of George III., from 1771 to 1783” (1859); and several minor publications. “Memoirs,” edited by Eliot Warburton, in 1851; “The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Oxford” edited by Peter Cunningham, in 1857). See Macaulay’s “Essays,” Scott’s “Biographies,” “Lettres de la Marquise du Deffand à Horace Walpole” (Paris, 1864), and Henry Austin Dobson’s “Horace Walpole” (1890).   1

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