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and repub. in his Essays, 1856, 1-10; Gilfillan's Third Gallery of Lit, Portraits.

17. The Newcoraes: Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family; Edited by Arthur Pendenuis, Esq.; with Illustrations on Steel and Wood by Richard Doyle, Lon., Svo, in monthly Parts, i., Oct. 1, 1853-xxiii., xxiv., July 31, 1855: together, (vol. i., 1854, 8vo,) in 2 vols. Svo, Aug. 8, 1855; N. York, 1855, 2 vols. 8vo; Leipzig, 1854, 4 vols. 12mo; without illustrations, Lon., Dec. 1859, cr. 8vo.

"Mr. Thackeray's fourth novel, now complete, furnishes little new mutter for the critic, Ilis one view or life and manners, hi* habitual mode of balancing good anJ evil, arc not con*ifltent with the variety expected from a fertile and popular novelist." —Lon. At/ten., 1865,805. See, also, 18&3, 1158.

"This is Mr. Thackeray's master-piece, as it is undoubtedly one of the master-pieces of English fiction, if fiction in the proper term to apply to the most minute and faithful transcript of actual life which is anywhere to be found.'1Lon. Quar. K'r., July, 1865. (xcvii.,) art. iii.

"This is by far the best of Thackeray's stories."—A. P. PeaBODr, D.D.: A*. Amtr. Rev., Jan. 1856, (Ixxxii.) 284.

See, also, Putnam's Mon. Mag., Sept. 1855, 28.1.

18. The Rose and the Ring; or, The History of Prince Giglio and Prince Bulbo: a Fireside Pantomime for Great and Small Children, by Mr. M. A. Titmarsh, (Christinas Book: with 58 cuts by the author,) Deo. 9, 1854, sq. 12mo, 5#.; 2d cd„ Dec. 23, 1854 ; N. York, 1854, sm. 4to; Sd ed., Lon., Jan. 1855, sq. 12mo; 4th ed., 1866, sq. 16mo, 5s.; col'd, 7«. 6rf.

"A most sensible piece of nonsense."—Lon. Athen.,\&o4,1519.

"This moat humorous and pleasant little book.1'—Lon. Exam., 1864.

"A book of broad fun."—Lon. Spec, 1S54.

We have next to notice—lit—a collective edition of Mr. Thackeray's early writings, complete in 4 vols. cr. 8vo, 6«. ea., (uniform with the Cheap Editions of Vanity Fair, Pendennis, Esmond, The NewcomcB, and The Virginians.) entitled Miscellanies in Prose and Verse: vole, i., ii., Nov., Dec, 1855, (2d ed., 1856;) iii., 1856; iv., 1857. Contents: vol. i., Ballads; The Snob Papers; The Tremendous Adventures of Major Gahagan; The Fatal Boots; Cox's Diary. Vol. ii., The Yellowplush Memoirs; Jeatnes's Diary; Sketches and Travels in London ; Novels by Eminent Hands; Character Sketches. Vol. iii., Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, [this was translated into French by A. F. L. De Waille;] A Legend of the Rhine; Rebecca and Rowena; A Little Dinner at Timmins's; The Bedford Row Conspiracy. Vol. iv., The Fitzdoodle Papers; Men's Wives; A Shabby-Genteel Story; The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond. The contents of the 4 volumes are also pub. in 13 Parts, (viz.: vol. i. in 4 Parts: vol. ii. in 3 Parts: vol. iii. in 3 Parts; vol. iv. in 3 Parts,) sold separately; and a number of the above and of other fugitive pieces of the author have been repub. from time to time in New York, (e.g. Applcton, 1864, 5 vols. 12ino, Leypoldt & Holt, 1866, 8 vols. sq. 16mo,) Boston, and Philadelphia.

"Mr. Thackeray, by collecting his earlier writings In the volumes before w*, [4 vols. cr. 8vo, Lon., 1855-57,] has done a service both to himself and the world. ... It is impoHsihlu to read theae volumes without seeing what a growing mind that of the author i«."—Lon. Athen., 1867,1220.

Set*, also, 1855, 1301, (same in Liv. Age, xlviii. 114,) and notice of his Ballads (repub. Bost., 1855,—some 1856,—16mo, pp. 228) in Chambers's Journal. 1856, (same in Liv. Age, xlix. 142,) and Putnam's Magazine, Dec. 1855, 623.

20. The Virginians; a Tale of the Last Century, with Illustrations on Steel and Wood by the Author, Lon., 8vo, in monthly Parts: i., Oct. 31,1857-xxiv., Oct. 1,1859: together, in 2 vols. Svo: i., Oct. 1858; ii., Oct. 1, 1859. Also pub. in Harper's (N. York) Monthly, Nov. 1857Nov. 1859, and together, N. York. Nov. 1859, Svo. New ed., without illustrations, Lon., Nov, 1862, cr. Svo.

"'The Virginians* is a sort of continuation of'Esmond.' . . . 'The Virginians' is neither antiquarian, nor, in the strict sense, historical. It is an attempt to create a good story and good characters and at the same time to call from it* grave a pnst age, in which the writer happens, probably from his admiration and deep study of Fielding, to take a great interest. . . . In this hybrid sort of composition, between history and fiction, we think his powers misapplied. It is at liest an expenditure of strength fn a tour de, force. . . . To say that this novel will not rank with Mr. Thackeray's best works i* very slight blame; to say that it will rank with those of his works which are lea* good is BO slight praise."—Edin. Rer., Oct. 1869, (ex.) 438-46:1.

** A popular writer, Mr. Thackeray, in 'The Virginians,' has ventured to introduce Washington, in his youth, as a personage of fiction. The thought was rash and infelicitous, had the author succeeded in hi« daring attempt; but magnU exeidit man's.—and never was failure more complete. Mr. Thackeray takes the

satirical, the merely worldly, view of life and society ; he can take no other. His characters are compounded of many vices itnd few if any virtues ; or, if the virtues predominate, the result is a fool. He has never drawn a true anddiguifled woman, nor a gentleman of the highest type. He has no conception of that simplicity In which nobleness of nature most largely consists."—1'rksidknt C. 0. Feltox, of Harvard University: N. Amtr. Rer., Oct. I860, 580. (Everett's Life of Washington.)

See, also, South. Lit. Mess., 1858, (by J. R. Thompson;) Lon. Athen., 1858, ii. 515; 1S59, ii. 459; Univ. Rev., Dec. 1859; Lon. Times, Dec. 1859.

21. Lovell the Widower, (with illustrations.) N. York, June 30, 1860, 8vo; Lon., Nov. 1861, cr. Svo; 1866, p. 8vo. Originally pub. in The Cornhill Mag., Jan. 1860 et *eq., and repub. in Harper's (N. York) Monthly, Feb. 1860 et *ea.

"The sad failure of a man of genuine powers. . . . There is not one single touch to kindle fn the reader a spark of generosity or kindly feeling; not one word to awaken or stimulate a noble thought. After closing the book, the reader will feel conscious of having suffered a moral deterioration from the intense ingrained vulgarity of spirit which pervades aud shapes the whole story."—Aon. Athen., 1861, ii. 768.

22. The Four Georges: Sketches of Manners, Morals, Court and Town Life, (with illustrations.) N. York, Nov. 1860, 12mo; Lon., Nov. 1861, cr. 8vo; 1866, cr. 8vo. See No. 16. Delivered in the United States in 1855-56, and in Scotland and England in 1857. Originally published in The Cornhill Magazine, June, July, August, and October, 1860.

"An airy, humorous, and brilliant picture of English life and manners, produced by honest reading out of many Isioks, and lighted with the glow of individual sympathy and intellect. —Lon. Athen., 1861, ii. 720.

The book was censured in Sir C. F. L. Wraxnll's Remarkable Adventures, Ac, 1863, 2 vols. p. Svo.

See, also, Chambers's Journal, 1857, (same in Liv. Age, Iii. 205.)

23. The Adventures of Philip on his Way through the World; showing Who Robbed Him. Who'Helped Him, and Who Passed Him By, (with illustrations.) Lon., July 21, 1862, 3 vols. cr. Svo; N. York. Sept. 19, 1S62, 8vo; Lon., IS66, p. 8vo. Originally published in the Cornhill Magazine, 1861-62,and republished in Harper's Monthly, 1861-62.

"Mr. Thackeray must look to his laurels. The world, whethor it be the worlil of fine gentlemen or of innocent w.nneii—the world of the first or of the second table—will at last get tired of being led down alley after alley of * Vanity Fair.' . . . The ear cannot bear too long the drone of a hurdy-gurdy, or the peal of an organ.'"—Lon. Athen., 1M»"J, ii. 174.

"Plot ba<l, characters good, moral (Milium*. It leaves Mr. Thackeray's reputation juet exactly what it was, and ourselves in a state of placid indifference as to whether he writes more or not."— Ism. Lit. Kudit't, Aug. 9, 1862, 111.

"We think that ' Philip' will prove to be one of the works by which Mr. Thackeray will be best known to posterity."—Jofin Bull, 1862.

24. Roundabout Papers, (reprinted from The Cornhill Magazine, Jan. 1860 et sre/., with illustrations.) Lon., Dec. 1862, cr. 8vo; N. York, 1863, 12mo. See Lon. Athen., 1862, ii. 739, 772, 809; Lon. New Rev., Sept. 1863.

The Cornhill Magazine, referred to above, was started by Messrs. Smith, Elder A Co., 65, Cornhill, London, with Mr. Thackeray (at an enormous compensation) as editor, Jan. I860, at one shilling per monthly number. Of No. 1 about 100,000, and of No. 2 about 70.000 oopies, were sold. Mr. Thackeray retained the editorship until April, 1862. See Lon. Athen., 1S60, i. 25; Lon. Lit. Budget, July 26,1862, 265, (Mr. Thackeray as an Editor.)

Mr. Thackeray added the Short Notices to the Sketches after the English Landscape-painters by L. Murvey, Lon. and Glasgow, 1850, em. fol., 2U., col'd, 42«., and contributed a piece entitled Sketches of Travel to Tho Victoria Regia, Dec. 1861, sup. r. Svo. The London Quarterly Review is to be added to the periodicals for which he has written. French versions of some of bis works have been published from time to time in the periodicals of Paris. In the United States the sale of his works up to 1853 had been, it was asserted, (see II. C. Carey's Letters on International Copyright, Phila., 1S53, 8vo, 43,) quadruple the sale in England.

The author of Jane Eyre was among the first to read the signs of the "coming man'* in Mr. Thackeray's earlier acknowledged writings.

"Why have I alluded to thin man? I have alluded to him, reader, because I think I nee in him an intellect profounder and more unique than his contemporaries have yet recognised; because I regard him as the first social regenerator of the day— as the very master of that working corps who would rent ore to rectitude the warped system of things: because I think that no commentator on his writings has yet found the comparison that unite him, the terms which rightly characterise his talent. They say lie in like Fielding; they talk of his wit, humour, comic powers. He reseinble.8 Fielding aft an eagle does a vulture; yielding con Id stoop on carrion, hut Thackeray never doe*. His wit is bright, his humour attractive,—but both bear the same relation to his serious genius that the inert' lambent sheet-lightning playing under the summer cloud does to thu electric deathspark hid iu its woinb."—Charlotte Bkoxtis.

We quote a few later opinion?:

'It in Thackeray's aim to represent life as it is actually and historically,—men and women as they are, in those situations in which they are ueuully placed, with that mix turn of good and evil and of strength and foible which is to be found in their characters, und liable only to those incidents which are of ordinary occurrence. He will have no faultless characters, no demigod*,—nothing but men and brethren. And from this it results that, when once he has conceived a character, he works downwards and inwards iu his treatment of it, making it firm and clear at all point* in its relations to hard fact, and cutting down, where necessary, to the very foundations." — David Masson: JHiitith Novelists und their Styles, (1859,) Lect. IV.: Dickens and Thackeray. See, ul.-o, Lect. III.

"It it were asked what one aspect of life Mr. Thackeray lias distinctively exhibited, the answer could be given in one word, —the trivial aspect. The characters he draws are, neither the be»t of men nor the worst, But the atmosphere of triviality which envelopes them all was never so plainly perceivable. He paints the world as a great Vuuity Fair, aud none ham doue that SO Well.

"The realism of Thackeray can hardly fail to have A good effect in fictitious literature. It represent* the extreme point of reaction against the laj*e idealism of the Minerva Press. It is a pre-ltaphaelite school oi novel-writing. And, a* pre-Kaphacliii-m is not to I* valued m itself so much as in being the passage to n new aud nobler ideal, the stern realism of Thackeray may lead the way to something better than itself."—PtfTiik Bavne: /Assays in Biography and Criticism, First Series, (18J7.) VII..: The Modem Novel: DickensBulwerThackeray.

"Mr. Thackeray's humour dies not mainly consist in the creation of oddities of manner, habitfor feeling, but in so representing actual meu and women a* to excite a sense of incouSruity in the reader's mind—a feeling that the follies and vices escribed are deviations from an ideal of humanity—always present to the writer. The real u described vividly with that perception of individuality which constitutes the artist; but the description impl es and suggests a standard higher than itself, not by atiy direct assertion of such a standard, but by an uuiiiiatakable irony. . . . No one could be simply amused with Mr. Thackeray's descriptions or his dialogues. A shame at one's own defects, at the delects of the world in which one was living, was irresistibly aroused along with the reception of the particular portraiture. But while he was dealing with his own age, his keen perceptive faculty prevailed, and the actual predominates fn his pictures of modern society."—Cskokqu Bkimlly; Essays, 180U

"There is one point in which Fielding is a model for all times, and in which Mr. Thackeray is his worthy disciple, and. we venture to think, perfectly his equal. That point is, style aud beauty of composition. The last century was certainly more studious, generally speaking, of form than ours. Yon may open any page ol Fielding at random, and read it with pleasure, without relereuce to the story or context, merely as a piece of exquisite writing. The same may lie said of Mr. Thackeray. . . . England in our day may regard it as some proof of her moral soundness that he*-greatest novelist is in all bis sentiments and sympathies the deadly enemy of hypocrisy, but the constant friend of virtue."— Edin. iter., Oct. l&V.*, (ex.) 4:;S-453.

"On one point the reviewer [uli supra] might have dwelt a little. He merely hints at the perfection of Thackeray's composition. Now, this is his strong point. He writes the "best aud purest English of any author now living."—II. 8uklton MacKKNzris, M.D., lt.C.L., Nov. 23,1850.

"He is, we should say, one of the healthiest writers who has attained celebrity since the days of Scott and Byron. His style —and a man's style is, aw it were, his mind's complexion—is'an index of it. Agreeable, manly, colloquial English.—the .English of cultivated men, but still with as little liookishness about it as possible,—such is the clear atmosphere we breathe in reading him. Very sparing of imagery, perfectly free from conceits, rarely touching the deep-toned chords of passion and sentiment, —he is always at once a master of himself, and never takes his eye off bis reader. . . . What powers he has are iu fair proportion with each other, and he has them all equally uuder control."—/-on. Athrn., Oct. 3, 185", 1229, 1230.

.See, also, Carlyle's I-ife of John Sterling; JeufTresnn's Novels nnd Novelists; Bungay's Off-Hand Takings: Emerson's English Traits; Alison's Hist, of Europe, I SI 5— 1852, eh. v.; N. Brit. Rev., xv. 30,—same in Liv. Age. xxx. 97,—(Thackeray and Dickens:) Irish Quar. Rev., ii. 4^9: Oxf. nnd Cotnb. Mag., No. 6; South Quar. Rev., xix. 74, (Genius nnd Writings of Thackeray;) Eclec. Mag., xvi. 370, (Thackeray and Dickens,) xxii. SO, (by P. Frank;) Lon. Gent. Mag., 1851, ii. 028; N. Amer. Rev., July, 1853, 199,—Thackeray as a Novelist,—(by J. Foster Kirk;) Rev. des Deux Mondet, Oct. 15, 1853, and Bept. 1, 1854; Blackw. Mag , Jan. 1855, (Mr. Thackeray and hie Novels:) Chris. Exam., Jan. 1856, by H. T. Tuckennnn, (Mr. Thackeray as a Novelist,) Sept. 1860, (The Women of Thackeray ;) Lon. Athen., 1857, 207; Dubl. Univ. Mag., Nov. 1859, (Mr. Thackeray as a

Satirist;) Westm. Rev., Oct. 1860, (Mr. Thackeray as a Novelist and Photographer;) Lon. Lit. Budget, Dec. 1861, 1862, ii. 16. In Mr. Lewes's Life and Works of Goethe, 1855, 2 vols. 8vo, will be found a letter from Mr. Thackeray containing reminiscences of his residence at Weimar in his early years, and recollections of the great German poet. In July, 1857, Mr. Thackeray was an unsuccessful candidate—Cardwell 1085, Tbackcrny 1013 —for the representation in Parliament of the city of Oxford. This result we find it impossible to regret—desiring that the in at urer years of the graphic novelist and brill inn t essayist should be devoted to those historical researches to which he has been earnestly invited by one of his late critics, (sec Edin. Rev., Oct. 1859.) and trusting that there is some truth in the assertion (see Lon. Critic, March, 1861, notice of Lord Mncaulay's History of England, vol. v.) that he has accumulated materials for a History of England in the Reign of Queen Anne.

Since the above (with the exception of notices of new editions, &c.) was written, Mr. Thackeray has ceased to live.

"Suddenly," remarks the London Times of Dec. 2;"», 1863, "one of onr greatest literary men has departed. Never more shall the fine head of Mr. Thackeray, with iis muss of silvery hair, be seen towering among us. It was but two days ago that he might be seen at his club, radiant and buoyant with glee. Yesterday morning he was found dead in his bed. With all Ills high spirits, he did not seam well; he complained of illness; but he wax often ill, and he laughed off his present attack. lie tmid that he was about to undergo some treatment which would work a perfect cure in his system, and so he made li^ht of bis malady. He was suffering from two distinct complaints, one of which has now wrought his death. More than a dozen years ago, while he was writing * I'endennis.' it will be remembered that the publication of that work was stopped by his serious illness. He was brought to death's door; and he was saved from death by Dr. Elliotson, to whom, iu gratitude, he dedicated the novel when he lived to finish it. But ever since that ailment he ho* been subject every month or six weeks to attacks of sickne**, attended with violent retching. He was congratulating himself the other day on the failure of his old enemy to return, and then he checked himself, as if he ought not tnbetoosuteofa release from his plague. On Wednesday morning the complaint returned, and he was in great suffering all tiny. He was no better in the evening, and his servant, about the time of leaving him for the night, proposed to sit up with him. This he declined. He was heard moving about midnight, nnd he must have died between two and three iu the morning of yesterday. His medical attendants attribute his death to effusion on the brain. They add that ho had a very large brain, weighing no less than P.S]4 Ojs.

"He thus tfied of the complaint which seemed to trouble him least. He died full of strength and rejoicing, lull of plans and ho(>es. On Monday last he was congratulating himself on having finished four numbers of a new novel; be hail the manuscript in his pocket, and with a boyish frankness showed the last pages to a friend, asking him to read them and see what he could make of them. When he had completed fonr numbers more, he said, he would subject himself to the skill of a very clever surgeon, and be no more an invalid. In the fulness of his powers ho has fallen before a complaiut which gave him no alarm."

Sinee his death have appeared—25. Denis Duvnl, N, York, 1S64, 8vo; Lon., 1867, p. 8vo. From Coruhill Mag., Mar. et seq., 1864.

"In respect of earnest feeling, far-seeing purpose, rharacter, incident, and a certain loving pictnresqueness blending the whole, I believe it to be much the best of all his works. That he fully meant it to be no. that he had become strongly attached to it, and that he bestowed great pains upon it, I trace in almost every page."— Dickens.

26. Early and Lnte Papers, hitherto uncollected, Post., Ticknor £'Fields, 1867, lflmo, pp. 407. Mr. J. T. Fields, the editor, gives us reason to hope that he will favour us with further collections of Thackeray's contributions to periodicals.

The monument erected to Thnekeray in the Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey, was uncovered Oct. 21, 1865. It consists of a bust by Baron Mnrochetti, (a friend of the deceased,) upon a base of red serpentine, mounted upon a bronze support, bearing a simple record of his name and the dates of birth and death. It is fixed ngainst a wall column in the south transept, behind the statue of Addison. To our references we now add: Poems and Essays, by W. C. Roscoe, Lon., 1860, 2 vols. p. 8vo; Essays, by S. F. Williams, Lon., 1862, p. 8voj Photog. Port, of Erain. Men, vol. i., Pt. 2, June, 1863; Mrs. Jameson's Common-Place Book, 1863, p. 8vo; National Shakespeare Committee and the Late Mr. Thackeray, 1864, 8vo, (sec Lon. Rev., Dec. 26, 1863:) Essays on Fiction, by N. W. Senior. 1864, p. 8vo; Brief Memoir of W. M. Thackeray, by James Hnnnay, Edin., 1864, fp. 8vo, (from Edin/Couront, Jan. 1864;) Studies on Thackeray, by James Hominy, Lon., 1869, fp. 8vo; Thackeray the Humorist and the Man of Letters, Ac, by Theo. Taylor, (J. C. ITotten,) 3d cd., 1861, 12mo, and, with "In Memoriam." by 0. Dickens, and " A Sketch," by A. Trollojve, N. York, 1864, 12mo; Tho Pedigree of Thackeray, Ac, Lon., 1864, (50 copies p.p.;) Brother Fabian's Manuscript, and other Poems, by 8. Evans, 1865,12mo; Taine's Hist, of Eng. Lit., Supp. vol., Paris, 1865 : Spare Hours, by John Brown. M.D., 2d Ser., Bost., 1S66, 12uio: Character and Characteristic Men, by E. P. Whipple, 186", 12mo. We also refer, for notices of Thackeray and his writings, to the following periodicals: Home anil For. Rev., April, 186:!; Illust. Lon. News, Jan. 1864, (bv Shirley Brooks;) N. York Albion, Jan. 16, 1864, (by 0. A. Sala:) Mncmillan'a Mag., Feb. 1861, by II. Kingsloy :) Amer. Lit. Gaz., Jan. 15, 1864, (by I>r. R. S. Mackenzie.) Feb. 1, June 15. 1861; N. Brit. Rev., Feb. 1S04, (by John Brown, M.D.:) Englishwoman's Domestic Mag., Feb. 1864, (by T. Hood ;) Colburn's New Mop. Mag., Fob. 1864, (by N. Michel; (Victoria Mag., Feb. 1861. by Hon. Roden Noel; Art Jour., Feb. 1864, (by S. C. Hall;) Lon. Society, Feb. 1864; Good News, Feb. 1864; Temple Bar, Feb. 1864, (The Doctor's Wile, by Miss Braddon:) Cornhill Mag., Feb. 1864, (by C. Dickens, A. Trollope, and Lord Houghton.) Mar.

1864, Jan. 1865; Lon. Reader. 1864, i. 3. 225, 426, 457,

1865, i. 701; Atlantic Mon., Mar. 1864; Homo and For. Rev., April, 1864: N. Amer. Rev., April, 1864: N. York Eclcc. Mag., May, 1864 : Westm. Rev., July, 1864; Lon. Quar. Rev., No. xliv., July, 1S64; The Broadway, Sept. et «*7., IS64, (bv J. Hannav;) Nouv. Biog. (l^n., xlv.,

1866, (by W. L.'Hughes;) Lippincott's Mag., Feb. 1869, (by James N. Barnes.) Sec, also, Rutin, William B., No. 12.

In 1866 Mr. J. C. Hotten announced as in preparation: I. Students' Quarters; or, Paris Life Five-ond-Twenty Years Since, by W. M. Thackeray. II. Thackeray's Humour, Illustrated by the Pencil of George Cruikshnnk. (24 designs, illustrating "The Fatal Boots" and "The Diary of Barber Cox," with letter-press descriptions.) sm. 4to. A complete uniform edition of Thackeray's Works, with new matter, in 22 vols. r. cr. 8vo, 7s. 6rf\ each, was published by Smith, Elder A Co., of London, and J. B. LippincottA Co., of Phila.. 1868-69; an edition of his Novels, by Harpers, N. York, in 6 vols. Svo., was issued in 1869: an edition of his Works, by Appletons, N. York, in 12 vols., appeared in 1869-70; and Household Editions of his Novels in 6 vols. 16mo, and of hiB Miscellanies in 5 vols. 16mo, were published, the first in IS69 and the last in 1869-70, by Fields, Osgood & Co., of Boston.

"It is lutijr since England has lost such a son: it will he long before sin* lias such another to lose. Ho was indeed emphatically Koj;liwh,—Knglish as distinct from Scotch, no less thnn English :o* distinct from Continental. The highest, purest KngIish novelist since Pieldiug, he combined Addison's love of virtue with Johnson's hatred of cant; Horace Walpole's lynx eye for tin- mean sod ridiculous with the gentleness itnd wide charity for nmiikind, as a whole, of Goldsmith. JWm ntnnin mnrluux trt. He will lie rememhered in his succession with these men for ages to come, as long as the hymn of praise rises in the old Abbey of Westminster, and wherever the Kngliwh tongue is native to men, from the hanks of the Ganges to those of the Mississippi."—Hayxat.

*' In his subtle, spiritual analysis of men nnd women, as we see them nod live with them: in his power of detecting the enduring passion* ami desires, the strengths, tho weaknesses, nnd the decoitsof the race, from under the mn.-k of ordinary worldly and town life.—making a dandy or a dancing-girl as real, as 'moT:iip, delicate, and full of life,'as the most heroic incarnation" of good and evil; in his vitality and yet lightness of handling, doing it once and forever, and never a touch too little or tist much,—in thepe respects he stood and stands alone and matchless."—f)R. John Brows.

Thnckrah, Charles Turner, a surgeon, of Leeds, England. 1. Inquiry into tho Blood, Lon., 1819, 8vo; Ed. by Wright, Svo. 2. Lects. on Digestion nnd Diet, 1824, Svo. 3. Effects of Arts. Ac. and Habits of Living on Health and Longevity, Ac, 1831. Svo: 2d ad., 1832,8 vo.

'•A valuahle publication: it may bo regarded as a modern Ramazzini."— MrCnllnch't Lit. of l'olit. Kron., 273.

Also commended by Johnson's Med.-Chir. Rev., April, 1831. nnd Edin. Med. and Surg. Jour., July, 1831, Ac.

4. Cholera: its Character and Treatment, Leeds, 1832, 8vo.

Thackwell, Edward Joseph, late Aido-de-Camp to General Thackwell. Narrative of tho Second Sikh War in 1848-49, Lon., Feb. 1851. p. 8vo; 2d cd., May, 1851, p. Svo. Sec Lon. Athen., 1851, 183, 208; Lon. Lit. Gai.. 1851, 95.

Tbackwray, William. 1. Use of the Globes, 1810, 12mo. Key, 1810, 12mo. 2. Example Book for Answers to No. 1, 1811.

Thalheimer, Miss. Summary of American History, N. York, 1869. 12mo.

Thilly, Sigismund, Colonel in the Hungarian Army, and Chief Director of Fortifications at Kour.irom. The Fortress of Komiirom (Comoro) during tho War of Independence in Hungary in 1848-49; Trans, from the German by William Rushton, Lon., 1852, p. Svo. Commended by Lon. Lit. Gai., 1852, 023.

Thame. Scbola Thatncnsis ex Fondationc lohnnnii Williams Militia, Domini Williams do Thame, s./., 1575, fol., 54 leaves. J. Lilly's Cat., 1859. p. 61, ("the only one that has ever been offered for sale,") £31 10«. See Upcott's Eng. Topog., 1074, and Bibl. Grenvill., 725.— where it is asserted that "only three other copies [in addition to the vellum copy in that library] are known, and all imperfect." But Lilly's copy is perfect. Dr. Bliss's copy (Cat., Pt. 2) sold in 1858 for £8 15«. Add to this work, Preces Matutinre, Ac. in Schola T-hamensi rccens; Excudebat Thomas Vautrollcrius, s. /., (1578,) fol., 5 leaves. Bliss, Pt. 2. 2«. 6rf.

Thane, J. 1. British Autography: a Collection of Authentic Portraits and Fac-Similes of tho Handwritings of Royal and Illustrious Personages, Lon., (1788.) in Nos., 4to, hound in 3 vols. Supp., 4'o, 1854. 2. Zctner'a Collection of Landscapes, Ac, with Portraits and Biographical Accounts, 1791, ob. fol.

Thane, John, D.D., Preb. of Chester, 1686. 1. Two Serins., John xii. 26, 1700, Svo. 2. Serin., Gal. vi. 9, 10, 1706,4lo.

Tharill, Robert S., a Baptist divine, b. in Charleston, S.C., 1830, graduated at the College of Charleston, A.B. 1857, A.M. 1860; admitted to tho Philadelphia Bar, I860. Arbitrary Arrests in the South : or, Scenes from tho Experience of an Alabama Unionist, N. York, 1803,12mo.

Thlirmott, Maria. Sans Souci Park; a Novel, 1806, 3 vols. 12mo.

Thatcher, Benjamin Bnssey, b. in Warren, Maine, 1809; graduated at Bowdoin College, 1S26: subsequently studied the law, which he resigned on account of ill health ; travelled about two years in Europe, 1S3638, contributing occasionally to British and American periodicals; d. in Boston, July 14, 1840. 1. Indian Biography, N. York, 1832, 2 vols. 18mo; new cd., 1842, (some 1843,) 2 vols. lSmo.

"The subject has fallen into the right hands."—iV. Amrr. Rtv.t xxxvi. 472.

2. Traits of the Boston Ten Party, 1835, lSmo. 3. Indian Traits, 1840, 2 vols. lSmo: 1S54. 2 vols. lSmo. 4. American Revolution, 1846, 18ino. He also edited Tho Boston Book, Bost., 1837, 12mo. (sec Chris. Exam., xix. 314, by B. B. Thatcher:) published a brief memoir of Phillis Wheatley; and contributed to N. Amer. Rev. (1831, Ac, eight articles) and other periodicals. A specimen of his poetry will be found in Griswold's Poets and Poetry of America, 16th ed., 1855, 424. He left in MS. an account of his residence in Europe. Of his reviews, essays, and poems (never collected) Dr. Griswold says, (■'&'' snfirnf) "many aro creditable to his abilities, tnste, nnd character." See, also, Griswold's Biog. Annual, 1842, 35.

Thatcher, George. On Annuities for Fixed Periods, Lon., 1825, 8vo.

Thaxter, Adam Wallace, b. at Boston, Mass., 1832; graduated at Harvard College, 1852, and took the degree of LL.B. at Dane Law School, 1851: d. at Boston, 1864. 1. Poem delivered before "The Indina" of Harvard College, Camb., 1850, 12mo. 2. The Grotto Nymph, Bost., 1859. 12mo. He was the author of tho following Plays, successfully acted: Olympia: or, Tho Heart of the Stage, a drama: The Sculptor of Florence, a drama; The Painter of Naples, a drama: The Regicide, a tragedy; Blood Tells, a comedy; Mary Tudor, a play; Birds of a Feather, a comedy. He was for seven years co-editor of the Boston Evening Gazette, nnd contributed to many periodicals. At the time of his death he had been for some time engaged upon two historical works,— Rebellions that were Failures, and The Bastards of History.

Thayer. Pocket Maps of the United States, sep., in case, N. Y'ork, 1S54.

Thayer, Rev. A. D. Manual for Sponsors, N. York, 1853, 16mo.

Thayer, Alexander W. Signor Masoni. and other Papers of the Late J. Brown; Ed. by Alexander W. Thayer, Berlin, 1862, 12mo, pp. 282. This is a collection of Mr. Thayer's contributions to American periodicals. He has long been absent in Europe,—engaged in the preparation of a Life of Beethoven, (the first volume of which was published in German, at Berlin, in 1866.) occasionally sending a letter to Dwight's Journal of Music, Atlantic Monthly, do.

Thayer, Mrs. Caroline Matilda, a granddaughter of General Warren, d. in Louisiana, 1844. Keligion recommended to Youth, in a Scries of Letters, N. York, 24mo; Lon., 1826, 18mo. She contributed prose and poetry to periodicals.

Thayer, Christopher T., pastor of the First Church, Beverly, Mass., 1831-50. Valedictory Discourse, Beverly, 1859, 8vo.

Thayer, Ebenezer, a native of Boston, graduated at Harvard College, 17(18, pastor of the Second Church in Roxbury, Mass., 1712, until his death, 17.13, aged about 45, published three single sermons, 1722-27.

ThayeV, Elihu, b. iu Braintree, Mass., 1747, graduated at Princeton College, 1769, and pastor of the church at Kingston, N.H., 1776, until his death, 1812, published a sermon, 1795, and a Summary of Doctrines and Duties. A vol. of his Sermons was published after his death,— 1813, 8vo. Sea Sprague's Annals, ii., Trin. Congreg., 104-107.

Thayer, Elisha. Fnmily Memorial, in 2 Parts, Hingham, 1835, 8vo. See W. II. Whitmore's Auier. Gencalog., Albany, 1862, 8vo, 44).

Thayer, G. 1". Address, Opening of Chauncy Hall, 8vo.

Thayer, Rev. H. II., pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Kankakee, Illinois. Lectures to Y'oung Men, Kankakee, 1867, pp. 46.

Thayer, Mrs. J. 1. Florol Gems, Bost., 32mo. 2. Passion, and other Talcs, 16mo. 3. Drunkard's Daughter, lStno. 4. The Vacation.

Thayer, John. Discourse at the Catholic Church in Boston on tin: National Fast, May 9, 1798, Bost., 1798, 8vo.

Thayer, M. Russell, b. in Petersburg, Virginia, 1819; graduated at the University of Pennsylvania, 1840; became a member of the Philadelphia Bar, and Whs elected M.C. 1862; appointed by Gov. Geary Associate Judge of the District Court, Philadelphia, Nov. 13, 1S67.

1. Reply to Mr. Charles Ingcrsoll's Letter to a Friend in a Slave State, Phila., 1862, 8vo. 2. The Duties of Citizenship, 1862, 8vo. Other pamphlets, and contributions to periodicals.

Thayer, Nathaniel, D.D., b. in Hampton, N.H., 1769; graduated at Harvard College, 1780; became assistant to Mr. Harrington, minister of the (Unitarian) church at Lancaster, 1793, and retained his connection with this congregation until his death, 1840. He published twenty-three occasional sermons, Ac, 1795-1831. See Sprague's Annals, viii., Unitarian, 1865, 246.

Thayer, Sylvanus, a native of Massachusetts, Superintendent West Point Military Academy, 1817-33, Lieut.-Col. Engineers U.S. Army, July 7, 1838. Papers on Practical Kitgineering, 1844, 8vo, Ac.

Thayer, Thomas Baldwin, minister of the Warren Univcrenlist Church, Boston, Mass.. was b. in Boston, 1812, and commenced, but did not finish, the collegiate course at Harvard. I. Christianity- rs. Infidclitv. Bost., 1836, 12iuo; 2d ed.. Cin., 1849, 12mo. 2. Bible-Class Assistant. Bost., 1S40, 16mo. 3. Origin and History of the Doctrine of Endless Punishment, 1854, 16mo: 2d ed., 1855. 4. Theology of Univcrsalism, in prep., 1863, 12mo. 5. Over the River; or, Pleasant Walks into the Valley of Shuilow and Beyond, 1864, LXmo. 6. Origin and History of the Belief in a Devil, Ac in prep., 1864, 12mo. Edited The Golden Rule, The Star of Bethlehem, and The Universalist Quarterly, and contributed to Universalist Expos, and Quar. Rev., Universalist Miscellany, Ac.

Thayer, William Makepeace, D.D., b. at Franklin, Mass., 1820; graduated at Brown University, 1843, and became pastor of an (Orthodox) Congregational church at Ashland, Mass., 1849. 1. Gem and Casket.

2. Merry Christmas. 3. Happy New-Year. 4. Hints for the Household, Bost., 1853, 12mo. 5. Life at the Fireside, 1854, 12mo; 6th ed., 1858. 6. Spots in our Fensts of Charity, Ac, 1854, 16mo; 4th ed.. 1860. 7. Pastor's Wedding Gift, 1854, 12mo; 5th ed. by May, 1863. 8. The Morning Star, and other Symbols of Christ, 1856, 12mo; about 8 edits, by May, 1863. 9. The Poor Bov and tho Merchant Prince, (A. Lawrence,) 1857, 16mo; more than 20,000 by May, 1863. 10. Doing and Not Doing, 16mo. 11. From Poor-House to Pulpit, (John Kitto, D.D.,) Dec. 1858, 12mo; &th ed., 1862.

12. The Poor Girl and True Woman, (Mary Lyon,) Deo.

1858, 16mo; 12th ed. by May. 1863. 13. The Bobbin Boy, (Gen. N. P. Banks,) 1860, 12mo; 12th ed., 1864. 14. Talcs from the Bible for the Young, 1860, 12mo; 1867, 16mo. 15. Tho Printer Boy, (Ben. Franklin,) Dec. 1860, 12mo; 8th ed.. 1864; 1867, 16ino. 16. Working and Winning, (John Kitto, D.D.,) 1S62, l6ino. 17. Tho Pioneer Boy, and how he became President, (A. Lincoln,) 1863, 12mo: 21st 1000, April, 1864. Commended in N. Amer. Rev., April, 1863, 584, (by A. P. Peabody.)

"Mr. Tbayer is a muster in this sort of work."—C. I*. Krautu, Jr., D.D.

18. The Old Horseshoe, 1863. 16mo; 1S67, 16mo. 18. Tales from Genesis, for the Young, 1S63, 2 vols. 16mo; 1867, 2 vols. 16mo. 20. The Farmer Boy, and how he became Commander-in-Chief, by Uncle Juvinell; edited,

1863, Ifimo. 21. Soldiers of the Bible, for the Young,

1864, 12mo. 22. Character and Public Services of A. Lincoln, 1864, 16ino. 23. A Y'outh's History of the Rebellion, 1864-66, 4 vols. 16mo. 24. Communion Wine and Bible Temperance: being a Review of Rev. Dr. Thomas Laurie's Article in the Bibliotheca Sacra of January, 1869, N. York, 1869, 8vo. He edited the Home Monthly and The Mother's Assistant, and contributed to The Congregntionalist and The Puritan Recorder.

Thayer, William S., has been connected with the New York Evening Post, and has contributed to To-Day, tho North American Review, Ac.

Theaker, Robert. Light to the Longitude, Lon., 1665, 4to.

Theed, Richard. 1. Two Scrms. on Dives and Lazarus, Lu. xvi. 27, 28, 1711, 8vo. 2. Sacred Biography: Discourses, 1712, 8vo.

Theiner, Angustinas. Vetera Monumenta Ilibernorum et Scotorum Historian! illustruntia, quie ex Vaticani, Ncnpolis ao Florcntiro Tabulariis deprompsit et Ordine Chronologico disposuit Augustinus Theiner, A.n. 1216-1547, Romsc, tvp. Vaticanis, 1864, fol. B. Quatrich's Cat., 1868, No. 2117, £3 3«.

Theller, Edward Alexander, M.D., Brigadier in the Canadian republican service, removed to California in 1853, and became connected iu San Francisco with the Public Ledger and The Argus, and was Superintendent of Public Schools. He died at Hornitos, Cal.,

1859. Canada in 1837-38: showing the Causes of tho Late Attempted Revolution and of its Failure, Ac, Phila., 1841, 2 vols. 8vo. See Hist. Mag., 1850, 257.

Thelenr, E. A. Letters on Dancing, Lon., 4to.

Theloall, Simon. Lc Digest des Briefes originales, et des Choses concernant eux, Lon., 1579, 8vo.

'• That eminent lawyer . . . was tbe first that reilnced all the readings anil discourses upon writs into a methodical commonplace."—Bishop Nicolson: £'w<7. Hist. Lib., ed. lT7ti, lfi".

See, also, Fulheck, 73; Rcgistrum Breviuin. 1687, fol.

Thelwall, Algernon Sydney, sou of John Thelwall, (infia,) graduated at Trinity College, Cambridge, 18th Wrangler in 1818, M.A. in 1826; minister at the English Chapel, Amsterdam, 1819-22: missionary to the Jews, 1822 to 1827, and then became Curate of Blackford, Somersetshire, and successively minister of Bedford Chapel, Bluoinsbury, and Curate of St. Matthew's, Pell Street; Lecturer in Public Beading and Elocution, King's Chapel, London, from 1850 until his death, Dec. 1863, aged 68. 1. Refutation of Irving's Heresy. Lon., ISmo. 2. Tracts for the Jews. 182:1. Afterwards incorporated in The Old Testament Gospel. 3. Consolatory Thoughts in Affliction, 1832, ISmo; 3d ed., 1845, 32mo;

1865, 18mo. 4. Sermons on the Relations of the Church to the World, 1833, 8vo. 5. Letters on Objections to the Church of England, 1S35, 12mo. 6. Appeal to Truth, 1839, Svo. 7. Iniquities of the Opium Trade with China, 1839, p. 8vo. 8. Idulntry of the Church of Home. 1846, ISmo. 9. Lectures and Exercises in Elocution, in Prose and Verse, 1850, Svo. 10. " Open His Grief," 1859, tract. See, also, Ei.i.abv, Jamks.

Thelwall, John, tho political agitator, anatomist, lecturer on elocution, and curer of stammering, was b. in London, 1764; tried, with John Home Tooke and Thomas Hardy, for treason, and acquitted, 1794; d. in Bath, 1834. Among his publications are: 1. Poems, 1787, 2 vols. 2. Essay on Animal Vitality, Lon., 1793, 4to. 3. The Peripatetic, 1793, 3 vols. 12rao. 4. Poems, 1795, 4to. 5. The Tribune, 1796,3 vols. Svo. 6. Poems, with Memoir of his Life, 2d ed., Hereford, 1802, 8vo. Reviewed unfavourably by Lord Jeffrey in Edin. Rev., ii. 197. Thelwall responded in—7. A Letter to Mr. Francis Jeffrey, Edin., 1804, 8vo. 8. Reply to tho Editors of the Edinburgh Review, 1804, 8vo. gee Blackw. Mag., x. 672, n., 679, n. 9. Illustrations of Rhythms, Lon., LSI 1, 8vo. 10. letter to Henry Cline, 1810, 8vo. 11. Results of Experience, 1814, 8vo. He contributed to Med. and Phys. Jour, and New Month. Mag., and in early life edited a magazine. See Life by his Widow. 8vo, vol. i., 1S37; Watt's Bibl. Brit.; Trial of Tookc, Thelwall, and Hardy, 1795, 8vo; Westm. Rev., xl. 474: Lon. Gent. Mag.. 1834, ii. 549, (Obituary :) Talfourd's Final Memorials of C. Lamb, in Works of Charles Lamb: Coleridge's Table-Talk : Pursuits of Lit.; Diary, Ac. of Henry Crabb Robinson. 1809, 3 vols. 8vo.

Themylthorp, Nicholas. The Posie of Godly Prayers, fit for every Christian to Use, 47th ed., Lon., 1706. 24mo.

Theobald, James. Some Account of St. Peter's Church, Oxford, from an old MS., Archasol., 1770. See Nichols's Lit. Anec, vii. (Index) 417.

Theobald, John, M.D., d. 1760. 1. Merope: trans, from Voltaire, 1744, 8vo. 2. Musa Panegyrica, 1753. Other works.

Theobald, John, M.D. 1. Medulla Medicinoe. 2. New Compendious Dispensatory, Lon., 1761, 12mo. 3. Every Man his own Physician, 1764. 8vo. See Dr. Watt's Bibl. Brit. 4. Young Wife's Guide.

Theobald, Lewis, a literary attorney-at-law, a native of Sittingbourne, Kent, d. September, 1744, already noticed as an editor of Sbakspeare, (see Siiakspeare, William: Collective Editions Of Shakspeare's Plays Asn Poksis, No. 7,) and as the hero of the Dunciad, (see Cibbkr, Collry,) was the author of A Critical Discourse on Homer's Iliad, Lon., 1714; A Translation of the First Book of the Odyssey, with Notes, 1716; Memoirs of Sir Walter Raleigh, 1719, 8vo; Shakcspcar Restored; or, Specimens of Blunders Committed and Unamended in Pope's Edition of this Poet, (title-pages vary,) 1726, r. 4U>; 20 or 21 forgotten plays, (see Biog. Dramat.;) of several translations, pieces of poetry, essays, Ac, and many articles in Mist's Weekly Journal, The Daily Journal, and The Censor. He commenced, but did not live to finish, an edition of Beaumont and Fletcher. Sec, also. Wyciikulky, William, No. 6. As an editor of Sbakspeare, Dr. Johnson thus grades him:

•* Pu|»e was succeeded by Thcobnld, a man of narrow comprehension ami small acquisitions, with no native and intrinsic splendour of senilis, with little of the artificial light of learning, but zealous tor minute accuracy, and not negligent in pursuing it. He collated the ancient copies, and rectified many errors. A man so anxiously scrupulous might have been expected to do more, I»iit what little he did was commonly right."—lYeface to Johnson's «L of S'mkspeare.

Later in the Preface ho treats him with less respect; in his Life of Pope he calls him "a man of heavy diligence with very slender powers;" and he told Burney (see Boswcll's Johnson, ch. xii.) that Warburton " would make two nnd fifty Theobalds, cut into slices." An eminent critic of our day gives a very different verdict:

"Among the commentators on Sbakspeare, Warburton, always striving to display his own acuteness and scorn of others, deviates more than any one else from the meaning. Theobald was the first who did a little."—IIALLAH: Lit. Hist, of EwoiK, 4th ed., 1S34, iii. 93.

If Theobald did only a " little," doubtless many of the poet's editors have done too much. We think Theobald often very happy in his suggestions. See Nichols's Lit. Anec, vii. 417, 689. (Index ;) Nichols's Illust. of Lit., viii. 107, (Index;) Cibber's Lives; Bowles's Pope; Disraeli's Quarrel? of Authors; Malone's, Steevens's, and later Prefaces and Notes to Shakspearc's Plays.

Theobald, William. 1. Law of Principal and Surety. I.on., 1S32, 8vo; repub. in Law Lib., 8vo, vol. i., Phila., 1833, and separate, 1834, Svo, and with Elisha Hammond's Law of Principal and Agent, N. York, 1836, Svo.

"Written with judgment and fidelity."—Hoff. teg. Stu.. 417.

"Mr. Theobald is a very sensible and generally accurate author."—2 Chilly's /V., 84.

Sec, also, 3 Kent, Com., 125; 8 Amer. Jur., 315.

2. Act for the further Amendment of the Law 3 A 4 Wm. IV., c. 42, Lon., 1833, I2mo. 3. Poor-Law Amendment Act, 1834, 12ino. 4. Treatise on the Poor-Laws, 1837, 8vo. 5. Law for Abolishing Imprisonment for Debt on Mesne Process, 2d ed., 1838,12ino. 6. Questions on the Practice of the Common Law Courts, with the Answers, 1839, 12mo. 7. Elementary Practice of the Courts of Q. B., C. P., and Ex. for Students, Ac, 1841, 12mo. 8. Acta of the Legislative Council of India, Calcutta, 1844, r. Svo. 9. Code of Criminal Procedure,

Ac, Calcutta, 1861, Svo. 10. Indian Penal Code, Act No. xlv. of 1860, Ac, 1864, 8vo.

See, also, Jones, Sir William, p. 992.

Theocritus, Junior. Dictionary of Love, containing a Definition of all the Terms used in the History of the Tender Passion, N. York, 1859, 12mo.

Theodore, a monk of Tarsus, was ordained Bishop at Rome by Pope Vitalianus, March 26, 668, enthroned Archbishop of Canterbury, May 27, 669. d. Sept. 29, 690, aged 88. He is said to have imported into Rome many valuable MSS. What remains of his form of discipline called the Penitential, and of his other works, were collected by James Pettit, and printed, with learned annotations, Paris, 1677, 2 vols. 4to. See Godwin de Prasulibus : Dupin : Wharton's Anglia Sacra; D'Achcry Spicil., i. 4S6; Nichols's Illust. of Lit., iv. 104.

Theodoras, Verax. Mystery of the Two Juntos, Presbyterian and Independent, Lon., 1647, 4to.

Thcrry, Roger, of Gray's Inn, Barrister-nt-Law, and subsequently for many years one of the Judges, latterly Chief Justice, of the Supreme Court of New South Wales. 1. Comparison between the Oratory of the House of Commons Thirty Years Ago and the Present Time; a Lecture at Sydney, Lon., 1857, Svo, pp. 41. 2. Reminiscences of Thirty Years' Residence in New South Wales and Victoria, 1863, Svo. Valuable. Noticed in Lon. At In n., 1863, i. 253, and Lon. Reader, 1863, i. 256.

"Borrow [buy] Chief-Justice Therry's book, and read pagos 271 to 27*., and see if you can sleep after it."—The HiUyars and the fiurton*. by II. King-ley, ch. Ixiii.

See, also, Canning, George; Stapleton, Augustus Granville, No. 1.

Theta, M.D., (i.e. Thorn, William.) Tho History of the " Thorn-Tree and Bush," Ac, 1863, sm. cr. 8vo. (Printed for private circulation.) Intended to prove the Israelitish descent of Queen Victoria and her Anglo-Saxon people. See Lon.Athcn., 1862, ii. 212,376; Hnnd-Bnok for Fictitious Names, by Olpbar Hauist, 1S6S, 151.

Thetford, Launcelot. Perfect Horse-Man, Lon., 1656, 8vo.

Theuvenot, Professor V. The Elements of Moral Philosophy, N. York, 1866, 8vo.

Thcw, Robert, engraver to the Prince of Wales, b. at Patrington, Yorkshire, 1758, d. in Hertfordshire, 1802, engraved 19 plates and part of a 20th plate for Boy-dell's Sbakspeare Gallery—some of them among the best in tho collection. See Lon. Gent. Mag., 1SU2, ii. 788, 971, (Obitunry.)

Thew, William. Poems, with Life. Lon.. 8vo.

Theyer, John. Aerio-Mnstix ; or, A Vindication of the Government of tho Church by Bishops, against tha Aerinns, Oxon., 1643, 4to.

Thibaudin, M. A. 1. Le Dietionnairc de tous les Verbcs conjugufs, Lon., 1851, r. 8vo. 2. New System of French Pronunciation, 1855, Svo. 3. Twelfth Edition of F. Grandineau's Conversations fnmilicrcs, 1858, 12u>o.

Thicknesse, Ann, the daughter of John Ford, was b. in London, 1737, married to Philip Thicknesse, {infra,) 1762, and d. near London, 1824. See Lon. Gent. Mng., 1S02, ii. 89, (Obituary.) 1. Sketches of the Lives and Writings of the Ladies of France, Lon., 1778-82, 3 vols. 12ino. See Lon. Mon. Rev., 1778, i. 406. 2. School for Fashion; a Novel, 1800, 2 vols. 12ino.

"Had a prodigious run."—Lon. Gmt. Mag., uM supra.

Sho also published, anonymously, many religious tracts.

Thicknesse, Philip, b. 1720; served in the West Indies and Georgia, subsequently becaino LieutenantGovernor of Lnndguard Fort, and d. at Boulogne, 1792. His principal works are: I. Midwifery Analysed, Lon., 1765, 4to; 1768, 8vo. 2. Treatise on Dccyphering, 1772, 8vo. 3. Year's Journey through France nnd Part of Spain, (some Bath.) 1777, 2 vols. Svo; 2d ed., 1778, 2 vols. 8vo; 3d ed„ 1789, 2 vols. 8vo.

"Entertaining."—Dr. Johnson: BoswlVs Johnson, ch. lxii.

4. New Prose Bath Guide, 177S, Svo. 5. Valetudinarian's Bath Guide, 1780, 8vo. 6. Year's Journey through the Pais Bas and Austrian Netherlands, 1786, Svo. 7. Sketch of T. Gainsborough, 1788, Svo. 8. Memoirs and Anecdotes of Philip Thicknesse, Ac, 1788-91, 3 vols. Svo. To this should be added, Curious Facts and Anecdotes not contained in the Memoirs of Philip Thicknesse, Esq., 1790, Svo, by Dr. Adair: see Adaih, .1 Ami S MaKittrick, M.D. See Nichols's Lit. Anec, vii. (Index) 689; Nichols's Illust. of Lit., viii. 107, (Index;) Lon. Gent. Mag., 1816, ii. 105.

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