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Top 1000 sources in the OED

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1.Times1788–4367116957931
2.William Shakespeare1564–16163267714467291
3.Walter Scott1771–1832170814322036
4.Philosophical Transactions1665–1593419535437
5.Encyclopaedia Britannica1768–145358492925
6.New York Times1857–141676632851
7.Geoffrey Chaucerc1340–14001387419475404
8.John Milton1608–1674122965371932
9.Daily Telegraph1855–12282223987
10.Nature1869–117207251990
11.Cursor Mundia1400–1460114069162886
12.Guardian1959–10869182774
13.Daily News1846–98824162443
14.William Caxton1415x24–1492971713402984
15.John Dryden1631–170093262721296
16.Charles Dickens1812–187092242101345
17.John Trevisac1342–?1402904218564391
18.Independent1986–858024119
19.Blackwood's Magazine1817–198084219432526
20.Bible (Wycliffite, E.V.)a1382842116084281
21.Westminster Gazette1893–192882602971862
22.Science1883–82589042427
23.Philemon Holland1552–1637800810132539
24.Washington Post1877–72543691595
25.John Lydgatec1370–c144972347952449
26.Harper's Magazine1850–69862781327
27.Thomas Carlyle1795–188167385021668
28.Acts of Parliament1266–66936401795
29.Listener1929–1991667585538
30.London Gazette1666–66554701932
31.Lancet1823–66397281891
32.Alfred Tennyson1809–1892648387639
33.Edmund Spenser?1552–159963165291674
34.New Yorker1925–625647276
35.Scientific American1845–60002131071
36.William Cowper1731–1800588389473
37.Layamonfl. 125056773951327
38.William Langlandc1325–c139056717721995
39.Randle Cotgravefl. 1587–?1630554213372673
40.New Scientist1956–549960296
41.John Palsgraved. 155453986611760
42.Pall Mall Gazette1865–192153783061399
43.Daniel Defoe?1660–17315329106536
44.Alexander Pope1688–17445320107560
45.Samuel Johnson1709–17845239156585
46.Thomas Babington Macaulay1800–1859519218147
47.Thomas Fuller1607/8–166151443911232
48.Ben Jonson?1573–163749855071761
49.William Thackeray1811–18634963246842
50.Economist1843–4948128690
51.John Evelyn1620–170649414781389
52.Jonathan Swift1667–17454877141610
53.John Gowerd. 140848605842131
54.Daily Chronicle1872–193048221731055
55.Observer1792–4791128566
56.Francis Bacon1561–162647584091387
57.Samuel Taylor Coleridge1772–183447536221393
58.Robert Southey1774–184347453661046
59.Times Literary Supplement1902–471990369
60.Athenaeum1828–192145653781145
61.Gavin Douglasc1476–152244895671237
62.Robert Mannyngd. c133844877151744
63.Oliver Goldsmith?1728–17744470138519
64.Ælfric of Eynshamc950–c101044578532254
65.Ancrene Riwlec122544559501948
66.Gentleman's Magazine1731–192244553141088
67.Bible (King James)1611445434311
68.Lord Byron1788–18244371185675
69.Joseph Addison1672–1719434389458
70.Bible (Coverdale)15354300183827
71.Century Dictionary1889–189142779503108
72.Henry More1614–168742666611406
73.Thomas Browne1605–168241467611565
74.Edward H. Knight1824–188340841391839
75.Penny Cyclopaedia1833–185840244121140
76.Richard Steeled. 1729401474426
77.John Florio1553–1625387512022189
78.2nd Baron Bernersc1467–15333866252888
79.Thomas Blount1618–1679384714572040
80.Ephraim Chambers?1680–174037753411063
81.Spectator1828–3732150565
82.Nathan Baileyd. 174237259411812
83.Annual Register1758–3695235799
84.Percy Bysshe Shelley1792–18223673112497
85.Joseph Hall1574–165636554921157
86.Samuel Richardsonbap. 1689, d. 17613604232677
87.Edmund Burke?1730–1797360087388
88.Proceedings of the Royal Society1830–35614671428
89.Thomas More1478–153535244101282
90.Fraser's Magazine1830–188235155421348
91.Thomas Nashed. c160134927301809
92.‘George Eliot’1819–18803466116375
93.Edward Bulwer-Lytton1803–18733427154456
94.Chronicle of Robert of Gloucesterc1325–c142533784291156
95.Punch1840–3369188686
96.John Lindley1799–186533416031299
97.Philip Sidney1554–158633164921342
98.T. Clifford Allbutt1836–1925327983591
99.Destruction of Troyc15403271104423
100.Hall's Vnion15483227284847
101.Randle Holme1627–170032173421013
102.John Ruskin1819–19003196150472
103.Robert Boyle1627–16913180332827
104.British Medical Journal1857–3126231645
105.Time1923–3116124456
106.George Chapman?1560–163431155141288
107.Rudyard Kipling1865–19363106139661
108.Robert Browning1812–18893097141524
109.Century Magazine1881–305596457
110.John Wyclifd. 138430544351086
111.Atlantic Monthly1857–3037166628
112.American Naturalist1867–30124641103
113.John Ray1627–17053007312817
114.Ayenbite of Inwyt134030004411176
115.Ralph Waldo Emerson1803–1882293859360
116.Robert Burns1759–17962928195539
117.Charles Kingsley1819–1875290298413
118.Joshua Sylvesterd. 161828865431416
119.American Speech1925–2885150670
120.Nicholas Udall1504–155628784291108
121.Edinburgh Review1802–19292802262743
122.Henry Fielding1707–1754274392349
123.Life1883–271149263
124.Chicago Tribune1847–2688137611
125.Glasgow Herald1805–2677150466
126.Robert Louis Stevenson1850–1894264454258
127.Chambers's Journal1854–2634143601
128.Edward Topselld. 16252634303896
129.Robert Greenebap. 1558, d. 15922623247924
130.Thomas Elyotc1490–154625994331138
131.Washington Irving1783–1859259944269
132.Richard Rollea1310–134925994411039
133.Tobias Smollett1721–1771257691413
134.John Barbourc1330–13952574157411
135.Phillips's New World of Words17062570381802
136.Thomas Huxley1825–18952570329719
137.Financial Times1888–253275290
138.Daily Mail1896–252993378
139.‘Mark Twain’1835–1910251064450
140.William Dunbar?1460–?15302509282679
141.Fanny Burney1752–18402489140417
142.Frederick Marryat1792–1848248677402
143.New English Dictionary1884–19282483102759
144.James Joyce1882–1941247489414
145.Gervase Markham?1568–16372464249780
146.Globe and Mail1844–245925155
147.Thomas Hardy1840–1928242877293
148.Thomas Hobbes1588–1679240792337
149.Thomas Heywoodc1573–16412401256658
150.New York Review of Books1963–239118
151.Allan Ramsay1684–17582338257592
152.Horace Walpole1717–17972337210550
153.George Bernard Shaw1856–19502330133407
154.Mandeville's Travelsa14252316167531
155.Chambers's Cyclopaedia1751–17532311311791
156.Los Angeles Times1881–2293197718
157.Richard Edenc1520–15762290280745
158.Quarterly Review1809–19672280163584
159.Thomas Dekkerc1572–16322280216786
160.Arthur Goldingd. 16062276395972
161.Anglo-Saxon Chroniclea11602272214653
162.Sporting Magazine1793–18702267196827
163.Lambeth MSa12252260184581
164.Reginald Pecockc1392–?14592259411824
165.New Sydenham Society's Lexicon1879–18992255437960
166.Michael Drayton1536–16312242213691
167.James Howell?1594–16662239264632
168.John Skeltonc1460–15292239463937
169.Sunday Times1822–223545184
170.D. H. Lawrence1885–1930221979419
171.William Bonded. 15302218158535
172.John Tyndall1820–1893220721169
173.Abraham Flemingc1552–16072206252720
174.Todd's Cyclopaedia1835–185922045111036
175.King Alfredc848–89922048941593
176.James Dana1813–189522036831093
177.William Blackstone1723–1780218527133
178.James Russell Lowell1819–1891218491351
179.Genesis and Exodusa13252180211593
180.Mind1876–2175190561
181.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences1915–2164165511
182.Samuel Purchasbap. 1577, d. 16262148267667
183.Contemporary Review1866–2137156461
184.Baltimore Sun1837–213076430
185.Richard Bradley?1688–1732212496433
186.North American Review1815–2106144530
187.John Fletcher1579–16252104132579
188.William Wordsworth1770–1850209662217
189.Henry Watts1815–18842093494991
190.Trinity Cambridge MSa12252073277665
191.Thomas Herbert1606–16822066164450
192.Catholicon Anglicumc1475–14832063303650
193.Jeremy Bentham1748–18322043284650
194.John Donne1572–16312039319807
195.Samuel Pepys1633–1703203377418
196.Church Times1869–20331776
197.Journal of the Chemical Society1862–196520178011288
198.Robert Mayne1808–186819977451381
199.Thomas Jefferson1743–18261992107385
200.Bible (Tyndale)1526–15341986134471
201.Charles Darwin1809–18821985123391
202.Edward Freeman1823–189219841169
203.Benjamin Jowett1817–18931980224
204.William H. Smyth1788–1865197650455
205.Rolls of Parliament1278–15031974310743
206.John Marstonbap. 1576, d. 16341961252823
207.Charles Lamb1775–18341953141391
208.Jeremy Taylord. 16671944144481
209.New Monthly Magazine1821–18591932299770
210.Edward Gibbon1737–1794192330110
211.Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgiea1425–150019227141170
212.Andrew Ure1778–18571918148818
213.William Kirby1759–18501915439934
214.Anthony Trollope1815–1882191233182
215.George Meredith1828–19091895127407
216.John Heywoodc1496–c15781884206704
217.Barnabe Googe1540–15941857158532
218.Richard Huloetfl. 15521846409944
219.Thomas Middletond. 16271841209641
220.P. G. Wodehouse1881–1975184024151
221.William Turnerd. 15681839359803
222.Palladius' De Re Rustica?14401838445860
223.John Jamieson1759–18381838212636
224.Thomas Maloryd. 1471183778354
225.Nathaniel Hawthorne1804–1864183641213
226.Henry Lyte1529–16071836246775
227.New Statesman1913–181854227
228.William of Palernea13751813176651
229.Usenet1980–1806282757
230.Edward Phillipsb. 16301795274600
231.London Magazine1732–1795134521
232.John Keats1795–18211790123444
233.Richard Stanyhurst1547–16181782315815
234.Irish Times1859–178121126
235.Richard Baxter1615–16911770131360
236.Scotsman1817–176831197
237.John Smithbap. 1580, d. 16311757173556
238.Joseph Moxon1627–16911754101663
239.George Berkeley1685–1753175034157
240.John Locke1632–1704173970252
241.Jane Austen1775–1817173835233
242.Manchester Guardian1821–1959172969418
243.Medical and Physical Journal1799–1808*1726102289
244.Benjamin Disraeli1804–1881171866231
245.Elisha Kane1820–1857171660352
246.Notes and Queries1850–1715102343
247.Thomas Pennant1726–17981714154561
248.Robert Fabyand. 15131703175493
249.William Lithgow1582–c16451691169474
250.Haryc1440–c14921685130390
251.James A. Froude1818–189416821170
252.John Wesley1703–1791167929146
253.New York Times Magazine1896–167842159
254.John Dausc1516–16021678101349
255.John Gerardc1545–16121677216851
256.Discovery1920–1966167536209
257.Edward Youngbap. 1683, d. 1765167263237
258.Thomas De Quincey1785–18591660132376
259.Daily Express1900–165767327
260.Samuel Butlerd. 1680165479292
261.Examiner1808–18361651173531
262.Harriet Martineau1802–1876163332158
263.Country Life1897–16131374
264.New York Magazine1968–15921251
265.John Lyly1554–16061588126520
266.George Gascoigned. 15771580186591
267.John Foxe?1517–15871579283640
268.Standard1827–19161575114484
269.Henry Cockeramfl. 1623–165815639161129
270.Wall Street Journal1889–156246167
271.Kyng Alisaunderc1400–14251553338593
272.William Morris1834–1896155131194
273.Richard Hooker1554–16001546123424
274.Tait's Magazine1832–18611543151461
275.Cornhill Magazine1860–19751541104383
276.Laurence Sterne1713–17681532101301
277.Lanfranc's Science of Cirurgiea1400–15001531389712
278.Aldous Huxley1894–1963153053202
279.Monthly Review1749–18451520247516
280.John Mason Good1764–18271514209528
281.Bible (Wycliffite, L.V.)c14251513181506
282.John Taylor1578–16531511161444
283.Morte Arthurec1440–15001509233513
284.Thomas Urquhart1611–16601503377624
285.Cleannessc14001495160463
286.Science News1922–149049191
287.William Taylor1765–18361490297566
288.Thomas Cooperc1517–15941483200586
289.John Bellendenc1495–a15481483210465
290.William Warnerd. 16091477315669
291.Gilbert Burnet1643–1715147422152
292.Higden's Polychroniconc1400–14751472328589
293.Towneley Playsa1500146899270
294.Frederic Farrar1831–1903146738117
295.Language1925–146272297
296.John Stuart Mill1806–1873145881265
297.Francis Quarles1592–16441457142432
298.John Henry Newman1801–1890145354168
299.Richard Brathwait?1588–16731452160418
300.Monthly Magazine1796–18251450225517
301.Mary Braddon1835–1915144833129
302.John Fitzherbertd. 15311435133464
303.Macmillan's Magazine1859–1907143487348
304.Outing1886–1923143337278
305.Maria Edgeworth1768–18491428100322
306.Popular Science Monthly1872–1950142780246
307.Fynes Moryson?1566–1630141854216
308.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow1807–1882140933167
309.Richard Graftonc1511–1573140537183
310.Sir Gawain and the Green Knightc14001404152486
311.Illustrated London News1842–139778342
312.Charlotte Yonge1823–1901139631191
313.Nehemiah Grewa1641–17121396166508
314.Andrew of Wyntounc1350–c14221395175382
315.William Stewartfl. 1499–15411391126280
316.Popular Mechanics1902–139013134
317.Nation1865–139087261
318.Alexander Barclayc1484–15521385160434
319.All the Year Round1859–1895138193346
320.U.S. Patents1790–1381148718
321.John Speedd. 16291380179466
322.John Loudon1783–18431376109478
323.Morning Post1772–1371138571
324.William Falconer1732–1770136874359
325.Parliamentary Papers1826–1960*1364103502
326.Philip Massinger1583–1640136446298
327.Toronto Star1900–13633298
328.Robert Burton1577–16401356135357
329.Chambers's Encyclopaedia1860–1959135656229
330.Nineteenth Century1877–135567288
331.Anthony Wood1632–1695135466250
332.William Marshallbap. 1745, d. 18181352164463
333.Thomas Gray1716–1771134330125
334.Manchester Examiner1846–189413341985
335.Billboard1894–132958303
336.Matthew Prior1664–1721132917150
337.James Thomson1700–1748132855265
338.Charlotte Brontë1816–1855132737147
339.H. G. Wells1866–1946132651185
340.George A. Sala1828–1895132391357
341.Webster's American Dictionary1847–18801319381870
342.Edward Ward1667–1731131787276
343.Thomas Hocclevec1367–14261315144433
344.George Sandys1578–16441311143391
345.Francis Grosed. 17911310115436
346.Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society1840–130870305
347.Gabriel Harveyc1552–16311293228595
348.Andrew Marvell1621–1678129075264
349.John Norris1657–1712128780209
350.Merlina1500128651161
351.Ralph Cudworth1617–16881285184372
352.Christopher Marlowe?1564–15931283126439
353.Beowulfc10001262198586
354.John Trapp1601–1669125997299
355.Geographical Journal1893–125878249
356.Charles Cotton1630–1687125782341
357.John Galt1779–1839125088291
358.John Bale1495–15631249249531
359.Walter Raleigh1554–1618124996322
360.Vanity Fair Magazine1913–1248440
361.Thomas Hood1799–1845123767283
362.Ann Radcliffe1764–182312351175
363.William Ellisc1700–1758123493387
364.William Prynne1600–16691217145349
365.Henry James1843–1916121432107
366.James Dalrymplefl. c1596121145166
367.Samuel Footebap. 1721, d. 1777121055211
368.Matthew Arnold1822–1888120638154
369.Abraham Tucker1705–1774120666198
370.Sydney Morning Herald1842–120424103
371.Roger North1651–17341200107270
372.Thomas North1535–?16031198167449
373.Thomas Wilsond. 15811198104396
374.American Mercury1924–198111962595
375.Algernon Swinburne1837–1909118943166
376.Peter Levensfl. 1552–15871188269457
377.David Hume1711–177611871061
378.Henry Mayhew1812–1887118782423
379.Thomas Nortond. 15841184149475
380.George Puttenham1529–?15911182173450
381.John Capgrave1393–14641177123327
382.John Bunyand. 1688117525118
383.Gilbert Hayc1397–c14651171110340
384.George Grote1794–1871117075222
385.John Morley1838–192311681580
386.Boston Globe1872–116855325
387.Thomas Brownbap. 1663, d. 1704116851198
388.Peter Simmonds1814–1897116879455
389.St. Katherinec1225–14501166166419
390.Webster's New International Dictionary1909–1161174723
391.Samuel Daniel?1563–16191158241531
392.John Richard Green1837–18831157526
393.Clarendon's History of the Rebellion1702–170411531690
394.Charles Lyell1797–1875115291255
395.Owl and Nightingalec1275–13001143138312
396.Sir Ferumbrasc13801142155391
397.Philip Bailey1816–19021139120333
398.Mary Russell Mitford1787–1855113859247
399.Thomas Tusserc1524–15801132146396
400.Brisbane Courier-Mail1933–11301764
401.Thomas Ken1637–1711113095290
402.Roger L'Estrange1616–1704112748216
403.William James1842–1910112792312
404.Bede's Ecclesiastical Historya9501121405823
405.Abraham Cowley1618–1667111650224
406.Elizabeth Barrett Browning1806–1861111686251
407.Engineering1866–111138203
408.William Black1841–189811111066
409.English Dialect Dictionary1896–1905111026125
410.Thomas Adams1583–16521105226494
411.William Dampier1651–1715110072261
412.Connop Thirlwall1797–187510982061
413.Henry Brookec1703–1783109833129
414.Complaynt of Scotlandc15501089125279
415.Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute1871–108699260
416.Wars of Alexanderc1450–1500108560206
417.Newsweek1933–108568191
418.Matthew Hale1609–1676108472232
419.Journal of the American Chemical Society1879–1083229502
420.Scots Magazine1739–108038184
421.John Arbuthnotbap. 1667, d. 1735107344128
422.Richard Burton1821–1890107386234
423.Robert Coplandfl. 1505–15471072293494
424.William Gladstone1809–1898106838138
425.Stephen Hawesb. c1474106886299
426.American Journal of Science1818–1066406643
427.Richard Carew1555–16201063186426
428.Leigh Hunt1784–18591062104293
429.John Gay1685–1732106137144
430.Richard Montagubap. 1575, d. 16411061210412
431.Elizabeth Gaskell1810–1865106041186
432.Jedidiah Morse1761–1826105823130
433.Herbert Spencer1820–1903105861205
434.Which?1957–1058349
435.Henry Hallam1777–185910561682
436.David Lindsayc1486–15551056114255
437.Harriet Beecher Stowe1811–1896105026124
438.Helkiah Crooke1576–16481047190488
439.John Buchan1875–194010471042
440.‘Rolf Boldrewood’1826–1915104515146
441.William Fulked. 15891044115348
442.Robert South1634–1716104426112
443.Daily Colonist1886–104424157
444.Edward Grimestonfl. 1604–1634104383282
445.Academy1869–1902104196285
446.Peter Heylyn1599–1662104066253
447.Robert Henrysond. c14901035128336
448.James Boswell1740–179510343595
449.Fortnightly Review1865–1954103177221
450.James Fenimore Cooper1789–1851103050237
451.John Harrisc1666–17191027104307
452.Blickling Homiliesa11501026135495
453.William Dean Howells1837–1920102538160
454.George Turbervillec1543–c15971025162420
455.Book of St. Albans14861022197397
456.Scientific Monthly1915–1957102063184
457.2nd Earl of Monmouth1596–1661101885228
458.John Davies?1565–16181010163389
459.York Playsa1450100997244
460.Westminster Review1824–1914100989275
461.Francis Robinson1809–1882100834158
462.James Halliwell1820–1889100586304
463.Times of India1861–100463192
464.Benjamin Robins1707–175110021085
465.William Harrison1535–15931001150351
466.William Faulkner1897–196299817101
467.John Fryerd. 173399666188
468.Edward Peacock1831–191599413107
469.Thomas Stanley1625–1678993127286
470.Knickerbocker1833–186599383362
471.Botanical Gazette1876–1991992135305
472.Noah Webster1758–1843992216524
473.Francis Beaumont1584–161699076299
474.John Davies1625–169398583215
475.Chemical Abstracts1906–984357595
476.Dictionary of National Biography1885–984530
477.George MacDonald1824–190598128104
478.Parliamentary Debatesc1610–97828209
479.Encyclopaedia Metropolitana1818–184597390260
480.Herman Melville1819–189197258239
481.Andrew Bordec1490–1549970175337
482.R. D. Blackmore1825–190096987249
483.Walter Besant1836–19019681575
484.Oliver Wendell Holmes1809–189496838173
485.Daily Mirror1903–9662776
486.Edward Pusey1800–188296649166
487.Thomas Washingtonfl. 158596479191
488.Thomas Lodge1558–1625963138360
489.Richard Bentley1662–174296128106
490.Arthour and Merlinc1330959166434
491.George Rolleston1829–1881959111287
492.Thomas Hughes1822–189695717137
493.Robley Dunglison1798–1869954345659
494.Isaac Watts1674–17489531895
495.Richard Tomlinsonfl. 1657952376506
496.Richard Surfletfl. 1600–1616951109314
497.Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal1837–186895072378
498.Richard Bromec1590–165295090269
499.Hugh Latimerc1485–1555949126364
500.Law Times1882–948727
501.Henry Stephens1795–187494823247
502.Sydney Bulletin1880–94665212
503.Havelokc1300942143331
504.Roger Aschamd. 156894194324
505.Richard Owen1804–1892939258487
506.Secreta Secretorumc1450–1500934119252
507.Thomas D'Urfey?1653–172393379229
508.Owen Felltham?1602–1668932223413
509.Thomas Hearned. 17359323297
510.Alexander Montgomeriec1550–159893162183
511.Mary Wortley Montagubap. 1689, d. 176293032109
512.Benjamin Franklin1706–179092644153
513.William Salmon1644–171392471212
514.Isaac D'Israeli1766–18489202882
515.William Lambarde1536–160191951224
516.John A. Thomson1861–1933918638
517.Samuel Rutherfordc1600–166191674256
518.John Wilkins1614–1672911131355
519.William Carrd. 184391047209
520.Scribner's Magazine1887–193990636205
521.Garden1871–90419123
522.American Historical Review1895–9042459
523.Raphael Holinshedc1525–?158090378240
524.Miles Coverdale1488–1569903111344
525.Robert Hunt1807–188790161276
526.Philip Miller1691–177190187345
527.John Galsworthy1867–19339012380
528.George P. R. James1801–186090124101
529.Evening Standard1860–9002675
530.William Withering1741–179989844253
531.John Bulwerbap. 1606, d. 1656898122281
532.John Gaule1603/4–1687896216397
533.Time Out New York1999–*89300
534.‘John Nicholson’1791–185189128256
535.John Banister1532/3–?1610891278499
536.Southern Literary Messenger1834–186488991307
537.William T. Brande1788–1866888182392
538.Nicholas Culpeper1616–165488756210
539.John Clare1793–186488762212
540.Thomas Moore1779–185288691244
541.John Ash1724–1779884123234
542.Robert Plotbap. 1640, d. 169688395301
543.John Smeaton1724–179288322205
544.Thomas Martyn1735–1825882104258
545.Theophilus Gale1628–1679880114215
546.John Mortimer?1656–173687831179
547.Arthur Young1741–182087658249
548.Henry Milman1791–186887560152
549.James Hoggd. 183587348192
550.Hugh Miller1802–185687240174
551.Burlington Magazine1903–8711795
552.Samuel Crockett1859–19148701692
553.Myles Davies1662–?1719870168304
554.Henry Hexhamfl. 1601–1650869178368
555.Oakland Tribune1874–86794381
556.William Drummond1585–164986667215
557.Joseph Glanvill1636–168086382220
558.Graham Greene1904–19918591246
559.South English Legendaryc1300–1325858202381
560.American Journal of Sociology1895–85863230
561.Field1853–85639163
562.James Mabbed. ?1642856109254
563.Robert Forby1759–182585564234
564.John Blackie1809–189585427104
565.Orosius' Historyc1025853374679
566.Cassell's Technical Educator1877–188284914120
567.William Tyndalec1494–1536848111337
568.John Healeyc1585–c1616847144350
569.Richard Sheridan1751–18168461897
570.Old English Leechdomsa1150845207393
571.Daily Gleaner1834–83949199
572.Popular Science1928–*839969
573.George Crabbe1754–18328381567
574.Izaak Walton1593–168383736176
575.Guy of Warwickc1330–1500836108275
576.American Journal of Botany1914–8353299
577.American Anthropologist1888–83476203
578.Richard Kirwan1733–1812834202384
579.Arthur Conan Doyle1859–19308321472
580.Walter Savage Landor1775–186482972175
581.George Daniel1616–165782677277
582.James Belld. ?160682481280
583.Bayard Taylor1825–18788232388
584.‘Ouida’1839–190882322105
585.Sunday Telegraph1961–8221232
586.Edward Stillingfleet1635–169982129119
587.Nicholas Breton?1555–c162682087283
588.Alphabet of Talesc145082064225
589.Narcissus Luttrell1657–173281924160
590.Richard Knollesd. 161081947161
591.William of Shorehamfl. c1320818157330
592.David Brewster1781–186881632123
593.Richard Henry Dana1815–188281522157
594.Vices and Virtuesa122581567220
595.George Wither1588–166781583220
596.Joseph Butler1692–1752814350
597.Earl of Surrey?1517–1547814101290
598.Christian Science Monitor1908–81427104
599.Archibald Lovellfl. 1663–168781231104
600.Journal of the Royal Statistical Society1838–81268265
601.Henry Lovelichfl. 145081171211
602.Dialect Notes1890–80972230
603.Dylan Thomas1914–195380527132
604.William Cruised. 1824804433
605.Sabine Baring-Gould1834–192480425103
606.Mark Pattison1813–18848031245
607.John Sinclair1754–183580368204
608.Joseph Conrad1857–1924802727
609.Duke of Wellington1769–185280129100
610.Overland Monthly1868–193579939175
611.Catholic World1865–79937110
612.John C. Atkinson1814–190079820130
613.Thomas Becon1512/13–1567798130321
614.English Historical Review1886–7981539
615.Frederick Elworthy1830–1907796868
616.Pearlc140079681247
617.Richard Mulcaster?1532–1611795150343
618.Peter Motteux1663–171879392218
619.Walter Charleton1620–1707790166373
620.Philip Stubbesc1555–c161078798240
621.Robert Sanderson1587–166378638153
622.Nicholas Rowe1674–17187861691
623.William Congreve1670–172978636162
624.Henry Hammond1605–1660784126284
625.William S. Hamilton1788–185678293216
626.Robert Lindsayc1532–c158678260140
627.Nathaniel Fairfax1637–1690782108306
628.Robert Recordc1512–1558780117378
629.Geoffrey Fentonc1539–1608777123372
630.3rd Earl of Shaftesbury1671–171377648170
631.Life of St. Cuthbertc145077532131
632.John Hillbap. 1714, d. 1775775134319
633.Robert Lovell?1630–1690773155295
634.W. H. Auden1907–197377221104
635.Musical Times1844–7722086
636.John Skenec1540–16177693091
637.Jack London1876–19167681182
638.Henry Wotton1568–1639767129312
639.Philosophical Review1892–76767173
640.Samuel Smiles1812–1904767870
641.John Wilson1785–185476761162
642.Asa Gray1810–188876690258
643.John Strype1643–17377652187
644.James Yongefl. 1405–143476541125
645.Samuel Hierond. 161776476221
646.Quarterly Review of Biology1926–76251145
647.Scribner's Monthly1870–188175952186
648.John Parkinson1566/7–165075962291
649.Thomas Drantc1540–1578759174361
650.Old English Miscellanya1200–1425759111244
651.Rule of St. Beneta1100–145075874219
652.Journal of the American Medical Association1883–755149287
653.Generidesa1450–150075221110
654.James Smith1775–183975224120
655.Philip Stanhope1694–177375267160
656.Thomas Thomson1773–1852747206344
657.Thomas Blundevillefl. 1561747108336
658.Esquire1932–7462065
659.T. S. Eliot1888–19657451256
660.John Fordbap. 1586, d. a165374563233
661.Temple Bar1860–190674546155
662.John Rollandfl. 1528–158074480153
663.Hali Meidenhadc1225–1250742118290
664.Littell's Living Age1844–194174048198
665.Household Words1850–185973867274
666.Richard Heslop1842–1916738956
667.John Addington Symonds1840–189373734102
668.Kenelm Digby1603–1665735110250
669.Claudius Hollybandfl. 1573–1583735134300
670.Henry Powerc1626–166873361191
671.Adam Smithbap. 1723, d. 17907331174
672.Nathaniel Baconbap. 1593, d. 166073241156
673.Theodore Hook1788–184173250198
674.Seven Sagesc1330–150072992234
675.Thomas Starkeyc1498–153872726172
676.Thomas Shadwellc1640–169272649179
677.George Faber1773–1854725141282
678.Apology for Lollard Doctrinesc147572475155
679.William Robertson1721–1793724937
680.William Prescott1796–1859723837
681.Thomas Bowesfl. 1579–158972369217
682.William Petty1623–168772267190
683.Thomas Phaer?1510–1560722123297
684.Daniel Rogers1573–165271946154
685.Ezra Pound1885–19727162694
686.Man1901–71549127
687.William Temple1628–169971321122
688.Physical Review1893–71384325
689.National Geographic1888–7101154
690.William Penn1644–171871053140
691.Ecology1920–71049122
692.Samuel Rowlandsfl. 1598–162871058227
693.Practitioner1868–70837189
694.Fortune1930–7032384
695.Book of the Knight of La Tour Landryc145070266151
696.Joseph Hooker1817–191170277172
697.Colley Cibber1671–175770040150
698.William Baldwinfl. 156369981235
699.Ludus Coventriae?a147569980181
700.William Warburton1698–177969655145
701.Joseph Priestley1733–18046961652
702.Richard Allestreed. 168169632118
703.Edmund Hickeringilld. 170869665157
704.John Weeverd. 163269553188
705.Robert Hooke1635–170368881280
706.John Higginsb. c1544688105319
707.George Washington1732–179968539163
708.Sun1965–*685838
709.Architectural Review1896–6851897
710.W. Somerset Maugham1874–1965684829
711.American Midland Naturalist1909–6842148
712.Sydney Smith1771–184568471187
713.Longman's Magazine1883–190668324126
714.James Bryce1838–1922683133
715.Arthur Helps1813–18756822281
716.Bevis of Hamptonc1330–150068179220
717.Sinclair Lewis1885–19516811683
718.Leslie Stephen1832–1904680322
719.Times Educational Supplement1910–6781043
720.Eric Partridge1894–197967853245
721.Osbern Bokenhamc1393–c1464678116246
722.Mechanics' Magazine1823–187167779353
723.James Lee1715–1795675129315
724.William Paley1743–18056751658
725.Cobbett's Weekly Political Register1808–1826*67441181
726.Official Gazette1872–673236325
727.Elliott Coues1842–188967168240
728.John Worlidged. 169367154169
729.Peter Nicholson1765–184467038241
730.Thomas Jackson1570/71–1646668143291
731.New Republic1914–6672156
732.Virginia Woolf1882–1941667838
733.Samuel Sturmy1633–166966717140
734.William Stubbs1825–19016651042
735.Charles Reade1814–188466337127
736.Morning Chronicle1780–183266198340
737.William Carpenter1813–188566061140
738.Julian Huxley1887–19756601883
739.R. S. Surtees1805–186465629180
740.Angell Dayfl. 1563–159565453200
741.Nathaniel Ward1578–1652653139269
742.Sidney Baker1912–197665354164
743.Isis1913–651412
744.Good Words1860–190665029179
745.William Davenant1606–166864953188
746.John Motley1814–18776491963
747.Flight International1909–64942220
748.Bible (Douay)1609–161064844133
749.Gilbert White1720–179364835118
750.Archibald Geikie1835–192464864144
751.Erasmus Darwin1731–180264673207
752.Saturday Evening Post1821–64530137
753.Gramophone1923–644854
754.Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society1838–64460185
755.St. Margareta1100–1500643102244
756.Isaac Funk1839–1912643174452
757.American Home1928–1977642419
758.Jacob's Wellc145064253149
759.Richard Barham1788–18456422383
760.John Clevelandbap. 1613, d. 165864260216
761.Radio Times1923–641658
762.Museum Rusticum1763–176664023161
763.Speculum1926–640318
764.Dorothy L. Sayers1893–1957640643
765.John Fisherc1469–153564051147
766.William Browne1590/91–?164563658161
767.Phineas Fletcher1582–165063540149
768.James McCulloch1789–1864635756
769.Edmund Gayton1608–1666634155298
770.Business Week1929–63221133
771.Law Times Reports1883–632226
772.Jane Welsh Carlyle1801–18666322193
773.Humphry Davy1778–182963268129
774.John R. Bartlett1805–188663042210
775.William Whewell1794–186662688180
776.Thomas Holcroft1745–180962529128
777.Henry David Thoreau1817–186262524138
778.John Hill Burton1809–18816241968
779.Arthur Koestler1905–19836231881
780.Thomas Johnsond. 1644623109256
781.Charles Lever1806–187262227128
782.Australian1964–621614
783.Balthazar Gerbier1592–?166762026151
784.Thomas Paynelld. ?1564619128285
785.Evelyn Waugh1903–1966619740
786.Thomas P. Thompson1783–186961922119
787.John Baretd. 157861954164
788.Isaac Barrow1630–167761845108
789.‘George Orwell’1903–19506171059
790.James Shirleybap. 1596, d. 166661755210
791.James VI & I1566–162561765184
792.Melbourne Age1859–6161035
793.Northern Verse Psalterc1350–1400616119243
794.Richard Blackmore1654–17296162497
795.James Haywardfl. 1630–163561456158
796.Charles Burney1726–181461370178
797.Proceedings of the Zoological Society1833–1965613176360
798.Cosmopolitan1886–6112091
799.Gerard Manley Hopkins1844–188961063265
800.Elizabeth Bowen1899–19736101048
801.James Martineau1805–19006091372
802.Bruta1400–147060951178
803.Philadelphia Inquirer1829–6091457
804.American Journal of Psychology1887–60876234
805.Richard Sulivan1752–18066072774
806.Appletons' Journal1869–188160749155
807.Tobias Venner1577–166060783179
808.John Dee1527–1609607161306
809.John Knoxc1514–157260672188
810.Peter Martyr of Angleria's Decades of the Newe Worlde155560695227
811.National Observer1962–1977605648
812.‘Patrick O'Brian’1914–200060501
813.Richard Chenevix Trench1807–18866051144
814.Naval Chronicle1799–181860337166
815.Paris Psalterc105060186256
816.William Tennant1784–184859923124
817.Melusinec150059938127
818.Acts of Parliament of Scotland1124–1707599100222
819.Thomas Otway1652–168559847140
820.Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society1845–1971596140303
821.Thomas Tymmed. 1620596102242
822.Reader1863–186659563177
823.John Herschel1792–187159248137
824.Rotarian1918–1973*591627
825.Ralph Robinson1520–157759156166
826.James Mill1773–1836591642
827.George Joye1490x95–1553591124287
828.Ladies' Repository1841–187659044173
829.C. Day Lewis1904–1972588565
830.Hamon L'Estrange1605–166058769176
831.Benjamin Malkin1769–1842587977
832.Richard Coer de Lyonc1330–145058784182
833.George Pettiec1548–158958635161
834.King Hornc1300–133058661219
835.Richard Whitlockb. ?161658549182
836.Richard Hakluyt?1552–161658447171
837.Journal of the Society of Arts1852–58451197
838.Robert Barrettfl. ?1586–160758178204
839.William Painter?1540–159458087264
840.John Woodwardd. 172858051160
841.Robert Wodrow1679–17345792793
842.Transactions of the Society of Arts1783–185057953199
843.John Brockettbap. 1788, d. 184257922109
844.Walter de la Mare1873–195657814105
845.Journal of Philosophy1904–57847129
846.Lester V. Berreyb. 190757832166
847.New Phytologist1902–5772375
848.Edward Waterhouse1619–1670576129233
849.Thomas Taylor1576–163257639119
850.Workes of Geffray Chaucer153257564131
851.Lindisfarne Gospelsa1000574207375
852.Arnold Bennett1867–19315742377
853.William Camden1551–162357459167
854.American Journal of Philology1880–57450145
855.Laud Troy Bookc142557465169
856.Transactions of the American Institute of Mining Engineers1871–57326219
857.Publishers' Weekly1872–573766
858.J. B. Priestley1894–19845731242
859.Spirit of the Times1831–c187857054247
860.Margaret Oliphant1828–1897569832
861.Holinshed's Chronicles1577–158756880186
862.Bonet's Guide to the Practical Physician168456791169
863.John Haringtonbap. 1560, d. 161256669171
864.Winston Churchill1874–19655661777
865.George Goode1851–189656523174
866.John Masefield1878–19675651485
867.Journal of the Royal Geographical Society1831–188056571179
868.Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club1870–5653996
869.American Mineralogist1916–563124153
870.George Borrow1803–18815633682
871.Trade Marks Journal1876–563261306
872.St. George Mivart1827–19005622695
873.John Guillim1550–162156261177
874.Poema Moralea1225–130056240119
875.Alexander Kinglake1809–18915621665
876.William A. Miller1817–187056195191
877.Richard Jefferies1848–18875611392
878.Giacomo Leonic1686–17465591389
879.U.S. News and World Report1977–*559536
880.John G. Wood1827–188955925145
881.Wired1995–*55959
882.Charles Hutton1737–18235591593
883.Edgar Allan Poe1809–184955767181
884.Charlotte Smith1749–180655736103
885.William Shenstone1714–17635563796
886.George Shaw1751–181355554277
887.Journal of Ecology1913–5533590
888.Arthur Stanley1815–1881553528
889.John Ayliffe1676–17325522167
890.Melody Maker1926–200055227129
891.Thomas Warton1728–179055043120
892.Elijah Fenton1683–17305491277
893.Ninian Winzet1518–159254936126
894.Roy Campbell1901–19575481690
895.John S. Farmerc1845–c191554738182
896.Brain1878–5474794
897.Fitzedward Hall1825–190154770156
898.‘Nevil Shute’1899–1960547834
899.Winnipeg Free Press1931–54631124
900.Sir Tristrema1300–133054665197
901.British Apollo1708–171154554120
902.Birmingham Post1857–54520104
903.John Paston1442–147954556174
904.William Bryant1794–1878544651
905.John Mapletd. 159254382211
906.Physics Bulletin1930–5431241
907.Henry Coganfl. 1652–16535431769
908.Michael Faraday1791–186754348149
909.Dives and Pauper1450–150054249113
910.Bell's Life in London1822–188654172337
911.Philip Schaff1819–189354150126
912.William Cobbett1763–183554132137
913.William Hazlitt1778–18305401070
914.American Economic Review1911–53935159
915.W. B. Yeats1865–19395389108
916.Charles Merivale1808–18935381132
917.Political Science Quarterly1886–53828120
918.John Greenleaf Whittier1807–189253822107
919.Economic Journal1891–53742142
920.Chambers's Technical Dictionary1940–5368115
921.Modern Language Notes1886–5362788
922.Vespasian Psaltera950535336481
923.John Neal1793–187653529114
924.Tale of Berync146053552144
925.George Herbert1593–16335341299
926.Thomas Newtond. 1607533136259
927.Isaac Taylor1787–18655333499
928.William Somerville1675–17425321074
929.John Gaudenc1599–1662531124225
930.Eliza Haywood?1693–17565302262
931.Book of Common Prayer1549–1552530747
932.Jeremy Collier1650–17265303394
933.Joseph Gwilt1784–186352826112
934.Journal of the Royal Aeronautical Society1923–196752722147
935.Richard Percyvallc1558–162052682260
936.John Selden1584–165452679202
937.Mirror1779–1780525544
938.Anne Baker1786–186152527127
939.English Mechanic1865–192352577199
940.Hall Caine1853–19315251145
941.New York Times Book Review1896–5251850
942.Edward Coke1552–163452545102
943.Rose Macaulay1881–19585241347
944.Robert Herrickbap. 1591, d. 167452368204
945.Edmund Blunden1896–197452310111
946.Countess of Pembroke1561–162152142144
947.Richard Hollandd. c148352150101
948.Mirror of our Lady15305201353
949.Joseph Worcester1784–1865520232371
950.Alexander Ross1699–178451846141
951.Thomas Haliburton1796–186551732133
952.Keyssler's Travels1756/75171345
953.Canberra Times1926–5171139
954.Vogue1892–5161671
955.John Hacket1592–167051569146
956.Philip Francis1708–1773515751
957.William Gouge1575–16535142061
958.Richard Cumberland1732–18115142499
959.Gideon Harveyc1636–?170251476166
960.Robinson Ellis1834–1913514635
961.Midland Prose Psalterc1350–1400514122280
962.H. Rider Haggard1856–1925514655
963.Nominale1340–1499*51475161
964.William Derham1657–173551347132
965.Anthony Mundayd. 163351170188
966.Prick of Conscience1424–1424*5101965
967.Usk's Testament of Loue153251058117
968.James Beresford1764–18405092388
969.Edward, Duke of Yorkfl. c1373–1415509114264
970.Horace Wilson1786–18605093667
971.William Pattend. ?159850992218
972.John S. Billings1838–1913509113316
973.White Kennett1660–172850948115
974.James Rogers1823–1890507422
975.Mary Kingsley1862–1900507567
976.John Cowell1554–161150757148
977.John Woodall1570–164350678168
978.John Jewel1522–157150649192
979.Thomas Morley?1557–?160250642188
980.Henry Roscoe1833–191550657145
981.Mortimer Collins1827–187650644111
982.Rhoda Broughton1840–192050634104
983.Agatha Christie1890–1976505123
984.Trevisa's Bartholomeus De Proprietatibus Rerum1495–1495*504101195
985.Rolling Stone1967–5041343
986.Robert Bridges1844–19305041649
987.Village Voice1955–5031836
988.Meredith Hanmer1543–160450354160
989.Golagros and Gawane15085012579
990.McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology1960–501623
991.William Sclaterc1575–162750088199
992.Cotton Mather1663–17284984397
993.Charles Boutell1812–18774981075
994.Afra Behn?1640–168949636107
995.John Erskine1695–1768495861
996.John Rastellc1475–153649548148
997.Hester Lynch Thrale1741–18214952886
998.Philip Gosse1810–188849437143
999.Henry Bestc1592–164549461186
1000.William Broomed. 1745494757

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