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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Francis Charles Philips (1849–1921)

Philips, Francis Charles. An English barrister, playwright, and novelist; born at Brighton, Feb. 3, 1849; died in 1921. After long service as officer in the army, he retired from it and became a barrister. From 1874 to 1880 he was lessee of the Globe Theatre, London. His novels include: ‘As in a Looking-Glass’ (1885); ‘A Lucky Young Woman’ (1886); ‘The Dean and his Daughter’ (1887), dramatized; ‘Mrs. Bouverie’ (1894). He was also collaborator in the acted plays ‘Husband and Wife’; ‘Godpapa’; etc.