It is by no means the only book of his compiling, nor the only one owned by him that we have.
He there (besides his compiling his History of the World) studyed chymistry.
He drank it in bed, he drank it with his friends, and he drank it while compiling his dictionary.
It is to this gentleman that the writer is indebted for help in compiling this notice.
Not to Crooks alone ...