Reeve, Thomas, Dd
Reeve, Thomas, D.D., an Anglican divine of the 17th century, flourished as preacher of Waltham Abbey, Essex. He published, Sermons (Lond. 1632, 4to): — Sermons (1647, 4to): — Public Devotions (1651,12mo): — God's Plea for Nineveh, or London's Precedent for Mercy, delivered in certain sermons, etc. (1657, fol.); "An extraordinary work, very severe in lashing and exposing the vices of the age; the sermons are a very lively picture of London manners now unknown;... this is one of the scarcest books in English theology" (Beloe, Anec. iii. 80-84): — an abridgment, entitled London's Remembrancer, was published soon afterwards: — Sermons (1660, 4to): — England's Backwardness, etc., a sermon (1661, 8vo): Discourses (1661, 4to): Sermon (1661, 4to): — England's Restitution, etc.: — Sermons (1661, 4to). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Auth. sv.