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Edwin Paxton Hood (1820–1885)

Hood, Edwin Paxton. An English clergyman and author; born in London, Oct. 24, 1820; died in 1885. For many years pastor of a Congregational church in London, editor of the Eclectic Review, and a popular lecturer, he wrote, compiled, and edited nearly fifty volumes, among which are: ‘John Milton’ (1851); ‘The Uses of Biography’ (1852); ‘Biography of William Wordsworth’ (1856); ‘Lamps, Pitchers, and Trumpets’ (1867), lectures delivered to theological students; ‘The World of Anecdote’ (1869); ‘The Romance of Biography’ (1876); ‘Oliver Cromwell, his Life, Times, Battle-Fields, etc.’ (1884); ‘The Throne of Eloquence’ (1885).