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us: Mayhew, Henry, 1812-1887



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    • us: Mayhew, Brothers, 1812-1887
    • us: Brothers Mayhew, 1812-1887
    • us: One who has been "almost worried to death," 1812-1887
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    • found: His The upper Rhine [etc.].
    • found: Their The magic of kindness, 1849: t.p. (Brothers Mayhew) [info. from InU]
    • found: The greatest plague of life, London, 1847: t.p. (by one who has been "almost worried to death" ; edited by the Brothers Mayhew)
    • found: The greatest plague of life, New York, 1847: t.p. (by one who has been "almost worried to death")
    • found: DNB (contrary to general belief, Henry did not collaborate with his brother Horace, but, along with his brother Augustus Septimus, Henry wrote in 1847 "The greatest plague of life" and a fairy tale "The good genius"; in 1850, "The image of his father" and "Acting charades;" and in 1870, "Ephemerides, or The comic almanack"; and with Athol Mayhew he wrote a three-act comedy "Mont Blanc")
    • found: Oxford DNB (author and social reformer; b. London, Nov. 25, 1812; d. London, July 25, 1887; literary works include farce The wandering minstrel (1834); plays co-written with Henry Baylis (But however, 1838, and others); several novels co-authored with his brother Augustus and published under the name the Brothers Mayhew, including Whom to marry and how to get married (1848) and The image of his father (1848); children's books, such as Young Benjamin Franklin (1861))
    • found: CBEL, 3rd ed.: v. 4, col. 2242 (with brother Augustus: The good genius, 1847; The greatest plague of life, 1847; Whom to marry and how to get married, 1848; The image of his father, 1848; The magic of kindness, 1849; Acting charades, 1850; The fear of the world, 1850, 1855, also titled Living for appearances)
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    • PR4989.M48
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    • 1980-04-02: new
    • 2011-03-18: revised
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