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

Thomas Love Peacock (1785–1866)

Peacock, Thomas Love. An English novelist and poet; born at Weymouth, Oct. 18, 1785; died at lower Halliford, near Chertsey, Jan. 23, 1866. He first wrote poems: ‘The Monks of St. Mark’ (1804); ‘Palmyra’ (1806); ‘The Genius of the Thames’ (1810); ‘The Philosophy of Melancholy’ (1812); and some dramas. His principal novels are: ‘Headlong Hall’ (1815); ‘Melincourt’ (1816); ‘Maid Marian’ (1822); ‘The Misfortunes of Elphin’ (1829); ‘Crotchet Castle’ (1831); ‘Gryll Grange’ (1860). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).