Authority Cited: Brown[e] [William]
Author name and dates: William Browne (1590-1645)
BKG Bio-tweet: Poet; antiquarian; Oxford educated; Inner Temple lawyer; friend of Drayton, Selden
Categories (list of works cited – preliminary) [BKG Note: No W. Browne cites in 1755 Dict. Eight W. Brown[e] cites identified as added in the 1773 Dict., indicated in boldfaced italic in the list below. Reddick says, in The Making of Johnson's Dictionary (222), that Browne's Works, 1772, London, may have been the quotation source. The first book of Britannia's Pastorales, from which the 1773 Dict. quotes were taken, was first published in 1613. One other unidentified poetic entry, cited as "Brown" was identified as added in the 1773 Dict. as indicated below]
The works of William Browne. Containing Britannia's pastorals: with notes and Observations by the Rev. W. Thompson, Late of Queen's-College, Oxford. The shepherd's pipe: Consisting of Pastorals. The Inner-Temple masque, never published before; and other poems. With the life of the author. In three volumes, 1772, London: printed for T. Davies, in Russel-Street, Covent-Garden.
- Britannia's Pastorales; foggy (p.10); reject (p.5); round (p.10); sharp-set (p.10); slake (p.4); sort (p.11); top (p.8); umpire (p.2);
- Brown[e] (no work cited); disgrace (?): "And he whose affluence disdain'd a place, / Brib'd by a title, makes it a disgrace." [BKG Note: perhaps Thomas Brown, 1663-1704, but I could not locate the lines in his works.]