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Top 1000 sources in the OED

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1.Times1788–4375617007941
2.William Shakespeare1564–16163264614477272
3.Walter Scott1771–1832170714312029
4.Philosophical Transactions1665–1593719535436
5.Encyclopaedia Britannica1768–145168462916
6.New York Times1857–142646662864
7.Geoffrey Chaucerc1340–14001390219485414
8.Daily Telegraph1855–12365224998
9.John Milton1608–1674122855371926
10.Nature1869–117227261989
11.Cursor Mundia1400–1460113829152882
12.Guardian1959–10936185780
13.Daily News1846–98694132435
14.William Caxton1415x24–1492971613412983
15.John Dryden1631–170093232711292
16.Charles Dickens1812–187092232101338
17.John Trevisac1342–?1402905118574397
18.Independent1986–864124118
19.Bible (Wycliffite, E.V.)a1382843316084291
20.Blackwood's Magazine1817–198084259412527
21.Science1883–82679072428
22.Westminster Gazette1893–192882342951848
23.Philemon Holland1552–1637801010132539
24.Washington Post1877–72823701601
25.John Lydgatec1370–c144972317952449
26.Harper's Magazine1850–69922791326
27.Thomas Carlyle1795–188167355021666
28.Acts of Parliament1266–66866381791
29.Listener1929–1991666083533
30.London Gazette1666–66514691930
31.Lancet1823–66437271892
32.Alfred Tennyson1809–1892646887636
33.Edmund Spenser?1552–159963085301675
34.New Yorker1925–628847276
35.Scientific American1845–60262141080
36.William Cowper1731–1800587889472
37.Layamonfl. 125056763951328
38.William Langlandc1325–c139056617701992
39.Randle Cotgravefl. 1587–?1630553713372671
40.New Scientist1956–552661298
41.John Palsgraved. 155453886581758
42.Pall Mall Gazette1865–192153753051397
43.Daniel Defoe?1660–17315330106535
44.Alexander Pope1688–17445311105555
45.Samuel Johnson1709–17845242156586
46.Thomas Babington Macaulay1800–1859518718146
47.Thomas Fuller1607/8–166151423891229
48.Ben Jonson?1573–163749875071763
49.Economist1843–4959128690
50.William Thackeray1811–18634958246839
51.John Evelyn1620–170649434781388
52.Jonathan Swift1667–17454877141610
53.John Gowerd. 140848655852138
54.Daily Chronicle1872–193048161731050
55.Observer1792–4811129567
56.Francis Bacon1561–162647544081386
57.Samuel Taylor Coleridge1772–183447536211394
58.Robert Southey1774–184347443661044
59.Times Literary Supplement1902–473090368
60.Athenaeum1828–192145713801149
61.Robert Mannyngd. c133844877141742
62.Gavin Douglasc1476–152244835661235
63.Ælfric of Eynshamc950–c101044708522266
64.Oliver Goldsmith?1728–17744469138519
65.Gentleman's Magazine1731–192244653141090
66.Ancrene Riwlec122544629491953
67.Bible (King James)1611444833311
68.Lord Byron1788–18244363185673
69.Joseph Addison1672–1719434689459
70.Bible (Coverdale)15354297183830
71.Century Dictionary1889–189142739513106
72.Henry More1614–168742666601404
73.Thomas Browne1605–168241477631566
74.Edward H. Knight1824–188340801391834
75.Penny Cyclopaedia1833–185840194121138
76.Richard Steeled. 1729401474426
77.John Florio1553–1625387911992191
78.2nd Baron Bernersc1467–15333865252887
79.Thomas Blount1618–1679384614572040
80.Ephraim Chambers?1680–174037733411063
81.Spectator1828–3745150565
82.Nathan Baileyd. 174237239411811
83.Annual Register1758–3689233797
84.Percy Bysshe Shelley1792–18223669111494
85.Joseph Hall1574–165636564901157
86.Samuel Richardsonbap. 1689, d. 17613607232678
87.Edmund Burke?1730–1797359886388
88.Proceedings of the Royal Society1830–35684681432
89.Thomas More1478–153535264101283
90.Fraser's Magazine1830–188235165431350
91.Thomas Nashed. c160134967291811
92.‘George Eliot’1819–18803462116376
93.Edward Bulwer-Lytton1803–18733428154456
94.Chronicle of Robert of Gloucesterc1325–c142533794281155
95.Punch1840–3372188689
96.John Lindley1799–186533386031299
97.Philip Sidney1554–158633164921345
98.T. Clifford Allbutt1836–1925327683588
99.Destruction of Troyc15403267104423
100.Hall's Vnion15483225284848
101.Randle Holme1627–170032113421011
102.John Ruskin1819–19003190150472
103.Robert Boyle1627–16913176332827
104.British Medical Journal1857–3138232650
105.Time1923–3116123455
106.George Chapman?1560–163431145141290
107.Rudyard Kipling1865–19363100139661
108.Robert Browning1812–18893097141524
109.Century Magazine1881–305795456
110.John Wyclifd. 138430504341083
111.Atlantic Monthly1857–3042166627
112.American Naturalist1867–30164641102
113.John Ray1627–17053008312818
114.Ayenbite of Inwyt134030044411177
115.Ralph Waldo Emerson1803–1882293159359
116.Robert Burns1759–17962929193539
117.Charles Kingsley1819–1875289798412
118.American Speech1925–2889151673
119.Joshua Sylvesterd. 161828875431416
120.Nicholas Udall1504–155628834291110
121.Edinburgh Review1802–19292799262740
122.Henry Fielding1707–1754274391348
123.Life1883–271549264
124.Chicago Tribune1847–2699137610
125.Glasgow Herald1805–2697150469
126.Robert Louis Stevenson1850–1894264454256
127.Edward Topselld. 16252634303896
128.Chambers's Journal1854–2632144597
129.Robert Greenebap. 1558, d. 15922626247926
130.Washington Irving1783–1859259744268
131.Richard Rollea1310–134925944381033
132.Thomas Elyotc1490–154625934241131
133.Daily Mail1896–258594389
134.Tobias Smollett1721–1771257591412
135.John Barbourc1330–13952572157412
136.Financial Times1888–257173291
137.Thomas Huxley1825–18952569329718
138.Phillips's New World of Words17062566381801
139.‘Mark Twain’1835–1910251064448
140.William Dunbar?1460–?15302507282679
141.Fanny Burney1752–18402487139416
142.Frederick Marryat1792–1848248477402
143.Globe and Mail1844–248025155
144.James Joyce1882–1941247589413
145.New English Dictionary1884–19282472102758
146.Gervase Markham?1568–16372464250779
147.Thomas Hardy1840–1928242776291
148.Thomas Hobbes1588–1679240692336
149.Thomas Heywoodc1573–16412404258660
150.New York Review of Books1963–240218
151.Allan Ramsay1684–17582336258593
152.Horace Walpole1717–17972336210547
153.George Bernard Shaw1856–19502328133407
154.Mandeville's Travelsa14252314167531
155.Chambers's Cyclopaedia1751–17532309311790
156.Los Angeles Times1881–2300196719
157.Richard Edenc1520–15762293280748
158.Quarterly Review1809–19672284164586
159.Thomas Dekkerc1572–16322283216784
160.Arthur Goldingd. 16062280396974
161.Anglo-Saxon Chroniclea11602276214656
162.Sporting Magazine1793–18702269197828
163.Reginald Pecockc1392–?14592259412827
164.Lambeth MSa12252255184578
165.New Sydenham Society's Lexicon1879–18992254437960
166.Sunday Times1822–225345185
167.Michael Drayton1536–16312240213691
168.James Howell?1594–16662240264632
169.John Skeltonc1460–15292240464939
170.William Bonded. 15302221158535
171.D. H. Lawrence1885–1930221779414
172.King Alfredc848–89922119001598
173.Abraham Flemingc1552–16072205251719
174.John Tyndall1820–1893220421168
175.Todd's Cyclopaedia1835–185922035111036
176.James Dana1813–189522026841092
177.William Blackstone1723–1780218427132
178.James Russell Lowell1819–1891218191348
179.Genesis and Exodusa13252179213592
180.Mind1876–2175190561
181.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences1915–2170165514
182.Samuel Purchasbap. 1577, d. 16262149267667
183.Contemporary Review1866–2137156460
184.Baltimore Sun1837–213175428
185.Richard Bradley?1688–1732212596434
186.North American Review1815–2113144530
187.John Fletcher1579–16252105131576
188.Henry Watts1815–18842094494992
189.William Wordsworth1770–1850209362216
190.Trinity Cambridge MSa12252071277664
191.Thomas Herbert1606–16822065164451
192.Catholicon Anglicumc1475–14832060303648
193.Church Times1869–20431776
194.Jeremy Bentham1748–18322043284650
195.John Donne1572–16312037319807
196.Samuel Pepys1633–1703203477416
197.Journal of the Chemical Society1862–196520178011288
198.Robert Mayne1808–186819977451382
199.Thomas Jefferson1743–18261992107385
200.Charles Darwin1809–18821985122390
201.Bible (Tyndale)1526–15341984132470
202.Edward Freeman1823–189219811068
203.Benjamin Jowett1817–18931976224
204.William H. Smyth1788–1865197250453
205.Rolls of Parliament1278–15031968310741
206.John Marstonbap. 1576, d. 16341959252823
207.Charles Lamb1775–18341952141391
208.Jeremy Taylord. 16671944144481
209.New Monthly Magazine1821–18591940299771
210.Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgiea1425–150019337181177
211.Edward Gibbon1737–1794192330111
212.Andrew Ure1778–18571917148818
213.William Kirby1759–18501913439932
214.Anthony Trollope1815–1882191233180
215.George Meredith1828–19091893127406
216.John Heywoodc1496–c15781884206709
217.Barnabe Googe1540–15941858158533
218.Richard Huloetfl. 15521845408944
219.Thomas Middletond. 16271842209642
220.William Turnerd. 15681840359803
221.John Jamieson1759–18381839212636
222.Palladius' De Re Rustica?14401837445860
223.Henry Lyte1529–16071836246776
224.P. G. Wodehouse1881–1975183624151
225.Thomas Maloryd. 1471183578354
226.Nathaniel Hawthorne1804–1864183341213
227.William of Palernea13751814176651
228.New Statesman1913–181454228
229.Irish Times1859–180622128
230.Usenet1980–1805282755
231.London Magazine1732–1797134523
232.Edward Phillipsb. 16301794274600
233.John Keats1795–18211788123442
234.Scotsman1817–178230200
235.Richard Stanyhurst1547–16181781316817
236.Richard Baxter1615–16911772131361
237.John Smithbap. 1580, d. 16311757173556
238.Joseph Moxon1627–16911753100663
239.George Berkeley1685–1753174934157
240.John Locke1632–1704174171253
241.Jane Austen1775–1817173835231
242.Manchester Guardian1821–1959173469424
243.Medical and Physical Journal1799–1808*1728102289
244.Thomas Pennant1726–17981718154562
245.Notes and Queries1850–1717102343
246.Benjamin Disraeli1804–1881171766230
247.Elisha Kane1820–1857171360351
248.Robert Fabyand. 15131703176493
249.William Lithgow1582–c16451690169474
250.New York Times Magazine1896–168942159
251.Haryc1440–c14921684130388
252.James A. Froude1818–189416821170
253.John Dausc1516–16021678101349
254.John Wesley1703–1791167829147
255.John Gerardc1545–16121675214849
256.Edward Youngbap. 1683, d. 1765167364237
257.Discovery1920–1966166936207
258.Daily Express1900–166066326
259.Thomas De Quincey1785–18591659132375
260.Samuel Butlerd. 1680165479292
261.Examiner1808–18361650173529
262.Harriet Martineau1802–1876163230157
263.Country Life1897–16171373
264.New York Magazine1968–16041251
265.John Lyly1554–16061584125517
266.John Foxe?1517–15871580283640
267.Wall Street Journal1889–158046167
268.George Gascoigned. 15771580186593
269.Standard1827–19161577114484
270.Henry Cockeramfl. 1623–165815629161129
271.Kyng Alisaunderc1400–14251553340596
272.William Morris1834–1896155030194
273.Cornhill Magazine1860–19751546105387
274.Tait's Magazine1832–18611544151461
275.Richard Hooker1554–16001543123424
276.Laurence Sterne1713–17681533101301
277.Lanfranc's Science of Cirurgiea1400–15001529389713
278.Aldous Huxley1894–1963152253202
279.Monthly Review1749–18451522247516
280.John Taylor1578–16531514163447
281.John Mason Good1764–18271513209528
282.Bible (Wycliffite, L.V.)c14251513181505
283.Morte Arthurec1440–15001507232510
284.Thomas Urquhart1611–16601504377624
285.Cleannessc14001496160463
286.Science News1922–149450193
287.William Taylor1765–18361489298566
288.John Bellendenc1495–a15481484210465
289.Thomas Cooperc1517–15941479200584
290.William Warnerd. 16091477315669
291.Gilbert Burnet1643–1715147322152
292.Higden's Polychroniconc1400–14751471328589
293.Frederic Farrar1831–1903146738117
294.Towneley Playsa1500146699270
295.Language1925–146272297
296.Francis Quarles1592–16441457142432
297.John Stuart Mill1806–1873145581263
298.Monthly Magazine1796–18251454226522
299.Richard Brathwait?1588–16731453160418
300.John Henry Newman1801–1890145254167
301.Mary Braddon1835–1915144533127
302.Macmillan's Magazine1859–1907143687347
303.John Fitzherbertd. 15311434132464
304.Outing1886–1923143437278
305.Popular Science Monthly1872–1950143080248
306.Maria Edgeworth1768–18491428100321
307.Fynes Moryson?1566–1630141954216
308.Illustrated London News1842–140878347
309.Sir Gawain and the Green Knightc14001407152487
310.Richard Graftonc1511–1573140637184
311.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow1807–1882140532164
312.Popular Mechanics1902–140013134
313.Morning Post1772–1396140586
314.Nehemiah Grewa1641–17121396166508
315.Charlotte Yonge1823–1901139531191
316.Andrew of Wyntounc1350–c14221393174381
317.William Stewartfl. 1499–15411393126279
318.Nation1865–139186259
319.U.S. Patents1790–1386150722
320.Alexander Barclayc1484–15521386160434
321.John Speedd. 16291380180465
322.All the Year Round1859–1895138093345
323.Toronto Star1900–13763197
324.John Loudon1783–18431375109477
325.Parliamentary Papers1826–1960*1374103508
326.William Falconer1732–1770136774358
327.Philip Massinger1583–1640136346298
328.Nineteenth Century1877–135766287
329.Robert Burton1577–16401356135357
330.Anthony Wood1632–1695135566249
331.Chambers's Encyclopaedia1860–1959135556229
332.William Marshallbap. 1745, d. 18181354164465
333.Thomas Gray1716–1771134430125
334.Billboard1894–133258304
335.Manchester Examiner1846–189413311985
336.Matthew Prior1664–1721132917150
337.Charlotte Brontë1816–1855132737145
338.James Thomson1700–1748132654263
339.H. G. Wells1866–1946132551185
340.George A. Sala1828–1895132392358
341.Edward Ward1667–1731132288278
342.Thomas Hocclevec1367–14261317144434
343.Webster's American Dictionary1847–18801316378867
344.George Sandys1578–16441312143390
345.Francis Grosed. 17911309114435
346.Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society1840–130870305
347.Gabriel Harveyc1552–16311290228595
348.John Norris1657–1712128780209
349.Andrew Marvell1621–1678128775264
350.Merlina1500128551161
351.Ralph Cudworth1617–16881284183371
352.Christopher Marlowe?1564–15931283126438
353.Beowulfc10001261198585
354.Geographical Journal1893–126079251
355.Vanity Fair Magazine1913–1260441
356.John Trapp1601–1669125997301
357.Charles Cotton1630–1687125682341
358.John Bale1495–15631251250533
359.John Galt1779–1839125188290
360.Walter Raleigh1554–1618124896322
361.Thomas Hood1799–1845123667283
362.William Ellisc1700–1758123693387
363.Ann Radcliffe1764–182312351176
364.Sydney Morning Herald1842–122826106
365.William Prynne1600–16691218145348
366.Henry James1843–1916121431106
367.Samuel Footebap. 1721, d. 1777121155212
368.James Dalrymplefl. c1596120945165
369.Abraham Tucker1705–1774120766197
370.Matthew Arnold1822–1888120638153
371.Thomas North1535–?16031200168452
372.Thomas Wilsond. 15811200104394
373.Roger North1651–17341200107269
374.American Mercury1924–198111982594
375.David Hume1711–177611881060
376.Henry Mayhew1812–1887118782423
377.Peter Levensfl. 1552–15871185270458
378.Algernon Swinburne1837–1909118443166
379.Thomas Nortond. 15841184150476
380.George Puttenham1529–?15911182173450
381.Boston Globe1872–117956331
382.John Capgrave1393–14641178123328
383.John Bunyand. 1688117425117
384.Gilbert Hayc1397–c14651174110341
385.George Grote1794–1871116975222
386.John Morley1838–192311681580
387.Thomas Brownbap. 1663, d. 1704116751197
388.Peter Simmonds1814–1897116679454
389.St. Katherinec1225–14501165166419
390.Webster's New International Dictionary1909–1158174722
391.Samuel Daniel?1563–16191157240530
392.John Richard Green1837–18831157526
393.Clarendon's History of the Rebellion1702–170411531690
394.Charles Lyell1797–1875115191255
395.Owl and Nightingalec1275–13001145138311
396.Sir Ferumbrasc13801143155392
397.Philip Bailey1816–19021139120333
398.Mary Russell Mitford1787–1855113759246
399.Brisbane Courier-Mail1933–11331562
400.Thomas Tusserc1524–15801133146396
401.Thomas Ken1637–1711112995290
402.Roger L'Estrange1616–1704112748215
403.William James1842–1910112792312
404.Bede's Ecclesiastical Historya9501124406827
405.Abraham Cowley1618–1667111750224
406.Engineering1866–111338204
407.Elizabeth Barrett Browning1806–1861111285248
408.English Dialect Dictionary1896–1905110926124
409.Thomas Adams1583–16521106228497
410.William Black1841–189811051066
411.William Dampier1651–1715110072261
412.Henry Brookec1703–1783109933129
413.Connop Thirlwall1797–187510972061
414.Wars of Alexanderc1450–1500109660206
415.Newsweek1933–109168192
416.Complaynt of Scotlandc15501089125279
417.Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute1871–108799259
418.Scots Magazine1739–108538184
419.Matthew Hale1609–1676108572232
420.Journal of the American Chemical Society1879–1083229502
421.Richard Burton1821–1890107486234
422.John Arbuthnotbap. 1667, d. 1735107344128
423.Robert Coplandfl. 1505–15471072293494
424.American Journal of Science1818–1068407645
425.William Gladstone1809–1898106738138
426.Stephen Hawesb. c1474106686299
427.Richard Carew1555–16201063186426
428.Leigh Hunt1784–18591062106293
429.John Gay1685–1732106137144
430.Richard Montagubap. 1575, d. 16411061210412
431.Elizabeth Gaskell1810–1865105940184
432.Herbert Spencer1820–1903105961205
433.Which?1957–1059349
434.Jedidiah Morse1761–1826105823130
435.David Lindsayc1486–15551057114255
436.Henry Hallam1777–185910561682
437.Harriet Beecher Stowe1811–1896105126123
438.John Buchan1875–194010511042
439.Helkiah Crooke1576–16481047190488
440.‘Rolf Boldrewood’1826–1915104615146
441.William Fulked. 15891043115348
442.Robert South1634–1716104326112
443.Academy1869–1902104396287
444.Daily Colonist1886–104224156
445.Edward Grimestonfl. 1604–1634104184282
446.Peter Heylyn1599–1662104166254
447.Robert Henrysond. c14901035128336
448.James Boswell1740–179510343594
449.Fortnightly Review1865–1954103177221
450.James Fenimore Cooper1789–1851103050237
451.John Harrisc1666–17191026104307
452.George Turbervillec1543–c15971026162421
453.Blickling Homiliesa11501025133496
454.Times of India1861–102464192
455.Scientific Monthly1915–1957102363185
456.William Dean Howells1837–1920102338160
457.Book of St. Albans14861022197397
458.2nd Earl of Monmouth1596–1661101785228
459.Westminster Review1824–1914101290277
460.John Davies?1565–16181010163389
461.York Playsa1450100997244
462.Francis Robinson1809–1882100734158
463.James Halliwell1820–1889100586304
464.Benjamin Robins1707–175110011085
465.William Harrison1535–15931000150350
466.William Faulkner1897–196299917100
467.Edward Peacock1831–191599513106
468.John Fryerd. 173399566188
469.Botanical Gazette1876–1991993135305
470.Knickerbocker1833–186599284361
471.Noah Webster1758–1843992216524
472.Thomas Stanley1625–1678991127286
473.Francis Beaumont1584–161699176300
474.John Davies1625–169398783215
475.Chemical Abstracts1906–985358596
476.Dictionary of National Biography1885–984530
477.George MacDonald1824–190598228104
478.Parliamentary Debatesc1610–98029211
479.Daily Mirror1903–9792775
480.Herman Melville1819–189197458240
481.Encyclopaedia Metropolitana1818–184597390261
482.Andrew Bordec1490–1549969174336
483.Oliver Wendell Holmes1809–189496938172
484.Thomas Lodge1558–1625969140362
485.R. D. Blackmore1825–190096887249
486.Walter Besant1836–19019671575
487.Edward Pusey1800–188296549166
488.Thomas Washingtonfl. 158596379191
489.Richard Bentley1662–174296128106
490.Arthour and Merlinc1330960166435
491.George Rolleston1829–1881959111287
492.Thomas Hughes1822–189695617136
493.Isaac Watts1674–17489551896
494.Robley Dunglison1798–1869954345659
495.Richard Tomlinsonfl. 1657953376507
496.Richard Bromec1590–165295290269
497.Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal1837–186895071376
498.Richard Surfletfl. 1600–1616950109314
499.Hugh Latimerc1485–1555949125363
500.Henry Stephens1795–187494823247
501.Law Times1882–947727
502.Sydney Bulletin1880–94663210
503.Roger Aschamd. 156894294325
504.Havelokc1300942143331
505.Richard Owen1804–1892939258486
506.Secreta Secretorumc1450–1500936119253
507.Thomas D'Urfey?1653–172393479229
508.Owen Felltham?1602–1668931223412
509.Alexander Montgomeriec1550–159893161182
510.Thomas Hearned. 17359303196
511.Mary Wortley Montagubap. 1689, d. 176292932107
512.Benjamin Franklin1706–179092545153
513.William Salmon1644–171392471213
514.John A. Thomson1861–1933922637
515.Isaac D'Israeli1766–18489182882
516.William Lambarde1536–160191851223
517.Samuel Rutherfordc1600–166191574256
518.William Carrd. 184391147209
519.John Wilkins1614–1672910131355
520.Garden1871–90819123
521.Evening Standard1860–9062675
522.Scribner's Magazine1887–193990636203
523.Miles Coverdale1488–1569905111344
524.American Historical Review1895–9042459
525.Raphael Holinshedc1525–?158090277239
526.Time Out New York2002–*90100
527.Robert Hunt1807–188790161276
528.George P. R. James1801–186090124100
529.Philip Miller1691–177190087345
530.John Galsworthy1867–19338992380
531.John Bulwerbap. 1606, d. 1656897120278
532.William Withering1741–179989644254
533.John Gaule1603/4–1687896216397
534.John Banister1532/3–?1610891278499
535.‘John Nicholson’1791–185189028254
536.Nicholas Culpeper1616–165488957212
537.Southern Literary Messenger1834–186488891307
538.William T. Brande1788–1866887182391
539.John Clare1793–186488661211
540.Robert Plotbap. 1640, d. 169688595301
541.Thomas Moore1779–185288590244
542.John Ash1724–1779884123234
543.Thomas Martyn1735–1825883104259
544.John Mortimer?1656–173688132181
545.Theophilus Gale1628–1679881114214
546.John Smeaton1724–179288022204
547.Arthur Young1741–182087758249
548.James Hoggd. 183587548192
549.Henry Milman1791–186887560152
550.Burlington Magazine1903–8741794
551.Oakland Tribune1874–87296385
552.Hugh Miller1802–185687140174
553.Samuel Crockett1859–19148701692
554.Myles Davies1662–?1719870168304
555.Henry Hexhamfl. 1601–1650868178370
556.William Drummond1585–164986667215
557.Joseph Glanvill1636–168086382220
558.American Journal of Sociology1895–86063231
559.Field1853–85739164
560.James Mabbed. ?1642856109253
561.Graham Greene1904–19918561246
562.South English Legendaryc1300–1325856202381
563.John Blackie1809–189585427105
564.Orosius' Historyc1025852372678
565.Robert Forby1759–182585264234
566.William Tyndalec1494–1536851111339
567.John Healeyc1585–c1616848144350
568.Cassell's Technical Educator1877–188284714120
569.Richard Sheridan1751–18168461897
570.Daily Gleaner1834–84249199
571.Popular Science1928–*841969
572.George Crabbe1754–18328381567
573.Guy of Warwickc1330–1500837108275
574.American Anthropologist1888–83776204
575.Arthur Conan Doyle1859–19308371472
576.Izaak Walton1593–168383736175
577.Sunday Telegraph1961–8361233
578.Old English Leechdomsa1150836207389
579.American Journal of Botany1914–83633100
580.Richard Kirwan1733–1812834202384
581.Walter Savage Landor1775–186482772174
582.George Daniel1616–165782677277
583.‘Ouida’1839–190882322105
584.Alphabet of Talesc145082264225
585.Bayard Taylor1825–18788222388
586.James Belld. ?160682280279
587.Edward Stillingfleet1635–169982129119
588.Nicholas Breton?1555–c162682087284
589.Narcissus Luttrell1657–173281924160
590.William of Shorehamfl. c1320818157331
591.Christian Science Monitor1908–81727105
592.David Brewster1781–186881632123
593.Richard Knollesd. 161081647161
594.George Wither1588–166781583221
595.Vices and Virtuesa122581467221
596.Joseph Butler1692–1752814350
597.Earl of Surrey?1517–1547814101291
598.Journal of the Royal Statistical Society1838–81468265
599.Archibald Lovellfl. 1663–168781331104
600.Richard Henry Dana1815–188281322154
601.Henry Lovelichfl. 145081372213
602.Dylan Thomas1914–195380927132
603.Dialect Notes1890–80971229
604.Sabine Baring-Gould1834–192480425103
605.Mark Pattison1813–18848031245
606.William Cruised. 1824803433
607.Joseph Conrad1857–1924803727
608.English Historical Review1886–8021539
609.Overland Monthly1868–193580139176
610.John Sinclair1754–183580168204
611.Catholic World1865–80037109
612.Duke of Wellington1769–185280029100
613.John C. Atkinson1814–190079920130
614.Thomas Becon1512/13–1567797129320
615.Frederick Elworthy1830–1907797868
616.Richard Mulcaster?1532–1611796150343
617.Pearlc140079381247
618.Peter Motteux1663–171879392218
619.Walter Charleton1620–1707790166373
620.Philip Stubbesc1555–c161078798240
621.Nicholas Rowe1674–17187851690
622.William Congreve1670–172978536162
623.Henry Hammond1605–1660784125283
624.Robert Sanderson1587–166378438151
625.Nathaniel Fairfax1637–1690782108306
626.William S. Hamilton1788–185678193215
627.Robert Lindsayc1532–c158678160139
628.Geoffrey Fentonc1539–1608779124374
629.Robert Recordc1512–1558779118380
630.Musical Times1844–7782086
631.John Hillbap. 1714, d. 1775777134319
632.Life of St. Cuthbertc145077532131
633.3rd Earl of Shaftesbury1671–171377548170
634.Robert Lovell?1630–1690774155295
635.W. H. Auden1907–197377221103
636.Jack London1876–19167691182
637.John Skenec1540–16177693091
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.Quarterly Review of Biology1926–76451145
645.John Parkinson1566/7–165076462291
646.Samuel Hierond. 161776476221
647.Scribner's Monthly1870–188176252188
648.Rule of St. Beneta1100–145076074219
649.James Yongefl. 1405–143475940123
650.Thomas Drantc1540–1578759174361
651.Journal of the American Medical Association1883–755149287
652.James Smith1775–183975324121
653.Old English Miscellanya1200–1425752111243
654.Philip Stanhope1694–177375167160
655.Generidesa1450–150075021110
656.Esquire1932–7492065
657.T. S. Eliot1888–19657471256
658.Thomas Thomson1773–1852747206344
659.Thomas Blundevillefl. 1561747108337
660.John Rollandfl. 1528–158074781154
661.Temple Bar1860–190674546154
662.John Fordbap. 1586, d. a165374463233
663.Hali Meidenhadc1225–1250741118291
664.Household Words1850–185973968274
665.Littell's Living Age1844–194173947197
666.Richard Heslop1842–1916738956
667.Kenelm Digby1603–1665736110250
668.John Addington Symonds1840–189373634102
669.Henry Powerc1626–166873361191
670.Theodore Hook1788–184173350197
671.Claudius Hollybandfl. 1573–1583733134297
672.Adam Smithbap. 1723, d. 17907331174
673.Nathaniel Baconbap. 1593, d. 166073241156
674.Seven Sagesc1330–150072992234
675.Thomas Phaer?1510–1560726125299
676.Thomas Starkeyc1498–153872626172
677.Apology for Lollard Doctrinesc147572575155
678.Thomas Shadwellc1640–169272549179
679.George Faber1773–1854724142282
680.William Robertson1721–1793724937
681.Thomas Bowesfl. 1579–158972369218
682.William Petty1623–168772267189
683.William Prescott1796–1859722837
684.Daniel Rogers1573–165272046154
685.Man1901–71849128
686.Ezra Pound1885–19727152695
687.William Temple1628–169971421121
688.National Geographic1888–7121153
689.Physical Review1893–71284325
690.William Penn1644–171871053140
691.Ecology1920–71049122
692.Samuel Rowlandsfl. 1598–162871058227
693.Practitioner1868–70837189
694.Fortune1930–7042384
695.Book of the Knight of La Tour Landryc145070166152
696.Joseph Hooker1817–191170177171
697.Colley Cibber1671–175770040150
698.William Baldwinfl. 156369981235
699.Ludus Coventriae?a147569880181
700.Richard Allestreed. 168169832118
701.William Warburton1698–177969755144
702.Joseph Priestley1733–18046961652
703.Edmund Hickeringilld. 170869565157
704.John Weeverd. 163269454189
705.Sun1965–*691838
706.George Washington1732–179968839163
707.Robert Hooke1635–170368881280
708.John Higginsb. c1544687105318
709.Architectural Review1896–6871999
710.American Midland Naturalist1909–6842148
711.Arthur Helps1813–18756832281
712.Longman's Magazine1883–190668324126
713.W. Somerset Maugham1874–1965683830
714.Sydney Smith1771–184568370186
715.Morning Chronicle1780–183268299353
716.Sinclair Lewis1885–19516811683
717.Bevis of Hamptonc1330–150068079220
718.Leslie Stephen1832–1904680322
719.James Bryce1838–1922680133
720.Times Educational Supplement1910–6791043
721.Eric Partridge1894–197967753245
722.Osbern Bokenhamc1393–c1464677116246
723.Cobbett's Weekly Political Register1808–1826*67641182
724.James Lee1715–1795676129315
725.Official Gazette1872–675236325
726.Mechanics' Magazine1823–187167579353
727.William Paley1743–18056751658
728.New Republic1914–6702156
729.John Worlidged. 169367054169
730.Peter Nicholson1765–184466938238
731.Elliott Coues1842–188966968239
732.Virginia Woolf1882–1941668837
733.Thomas Jackson1570/71–1646668143291
734.Samuel Sturmy1633–166966717140
735.William Stubbs1825–19016651042
736.Charles Reade1814–188466237127
737.William Carpenter1813–188566061140
738.R. S. Surtees1805–186465829181
739.Julian Huxley1887–19756571883
740.Angell Dayfl. 1563–159565553201
741.Nathaniel Ward1578–1652653139269
742.Saturday Evening Post1821–65131138
743.Sidney Baker1912–197665150161
744.Isis1913–651412
745.William Davenant1606–166864953189
746.John Motley1814–18776491963
747.Gilbert White1720–179364935118
748.American Home1928–1977648419
749.Good Words1860–190664829178
750.Flight International1909–64842219
751.Archibald Geikie1835–192464864144
752.St. Margareta1100–1500647102245
753.Bible (Douay)1609–161064644133
754.Erasmus Darwin1731–180264573206
755.Gramophone1923–645854
756.Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society1838–64560185
757.Jacob's Wellc145064353150
758.Radio Times1923–642658
759.Isaac Funk1839–1912642174452
760.Richard Barham1788–18456422282
761.Speculum1926–641318
762.John Fisherc1469–153564151148
763.Museum Rusticum1763–176663923161
764.Dorothy L. Sayers1893–1957639643
765.William Browne1590/91–?164563858162
766.Phineas Fletcher1582–165063640150
767.James McCulloch1789–1864635756
768.Melbourne Age1859–6331340
769.John Clevelandbap. 1613, d. 165863360213
770.Edmund Gayton1608–1666633155298
771.Jane Welsh Carlyle1801–18666322192
772.Business Week1929–63121132
773.Humphry Davy1778–182963168129
774.Law Times Reports1883–630226
775.John R. Bartlett1805–188662842210
776.Australian1964–625614
777.Thomas Holcroft1745–180962529128
778.William Whewell1794–186662588179
779.Henry David Thoreau1817–186262424138
780.Thomas Johnsond. 1644624109257
781.John Hill Burton1809–18816231967
782.Thomas Paynelld. ?1564622128286
783.Arthur Koestler1905–19836211881
784.Charles Lever1806–187262127129
785.Philadelphia Inquirer1829–6201560
786.Evelyn Waugh1903–1966619740
787.Balthazar Gerbier1592–?166761926151
788.John Baretd. 157861954164
789.Thomas P. Thompson1783–186961822119
790.‘George Orwell’1903–19506181058
791.James Shirleybap. 1596, d. 166661855210
792.James VI & I1566–162561865185
793.Northern Verse Psalterc1350–1400617119244
794.Isaac Barrow1630–167761744107
795.Richard Blackmore1654–17296162496
796.James Haywardfl. 1630–163561456158
797.Cosmopolitan1886–6132091
798.Charles Burney1726–181461270177
799.Appletons' Journal1869–188161049155
800.Gerard Manley Hopkins1844–188961063265
801.Elizabeth Bowen1899–19736101047
802.James Martineau1805–19006091372
803.Bruta1400–147060951179
804.Peter Martyr of Angleria's Decades of the Newe Worlde155560995228
805.Proceedings of the Zoological Society1833–1965608173356
806.Richard Sulivan1752–18066072774
807.American Journal of Psychology1887–60776233
808.Paris Psalterc105060787258
809.John Dee1527–1609607161307
810.John Knoxc1514–157260671187
811.National Observer1962–1977605648
812.‘Patrick O'Brian’1914–200060501
813.Richard Chenevix Trench1807–18866051144
814.Tobias Venner1577–166060483179
815.Naval Chronicle1799–181860237166
816.William Tennant1784–184859923123
817.Melusinec150059938127
818.Thomas Otway1652–168559947139
819.Acts of Parliament of Scotland1124–1707599100222
820.Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society1845–1971597140303
821.Thomas Tymmed. 1620597102242
822.Rotarian1918–1973*594629
823.Reader1863–186659463177
824.George Joye1490x95–1553594125288
825.John Herschel1792–187159248137
826.Ladies' Repository1841–187659144173
827.Ralph Robinson1520–157759156166
828.James Mill1773–1836591642
829.Hamon L'Estrange1605–166058769176
830.Benjamin Malkin1769–1842587978
831.Richard Coer de Lyonc1330–145058784182
832.George Pettiec1548–158958635161
833.King Hornc1300–133058561219
834.Journal of the Society of Arts1852–58551198
835.Richard Whitlockb. ?161658549183
836.Richard Hakluyt?1552–161658447171
837.C. Day Lewis1904–1972583564
838.William Painter?1540–159458187264
839.Robert Barrettfl. ?1586–160758178204
840.John Woodwardd. 172858051160
841.Robert Wodrow1679–17345792793
842.Transactions of the Society of Arts1783–185057953198
843.John Brockettbap. 1788, d. 184257922109
844.Journal of Philosophy1904–57947129
845.New Phytologist1902–5772375
846.Walter de la Mare1873–195657714102
847.Thomas Taylor1576–163257739120
848.Lester V. Berreyb. 190757732166
849.Edward Waterhouse1619–1670576129233
850.Workes of Geffray Chaucer153257664131
851.William Camden1551–162357459166
852.American Journal of Philology1880–57450145
853.Laud Troy Bookc142557465169
854.Transactions of the American Institute of Mining Engineers1871–57326219
855.J. B. Priestley1894–19845731242
856.Arnold Bennett1867–19315722376
857.Publishers' Weekly1872–572765
858.Lindisfarne Gospelsa1000571207374
859.Margaret Oliphant1828–1897571733
860.Spirit of the Times1831–c187857154248
861.Holinshed's Chronicles1577–158756880186
862.Winston Churchill1874–19655671777
863.Bonet's Guide to the Practical Physician168456791169
864.Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club1870–5663996
865.George Goode1851–189656523174
866.John Haringtonbap. 1560, d. 161256569171
867.John Masefield1878–19675651485
868.Wired1995–*56559
869.Journal of the Royal Geographical Society1831–188056571179
870.American Mineralogist1916–563124153
871.George Borrow1803–18815633682
872.Trade Marks Journal1876–563261306
873.U.S. News and World Report1977–*562536
874.St. George Mivart1827–19005622695
875.William A. Miller1817–187056195191
876.John G. Wood1827–188956125143
877.Alexander Kinglake1809–18915611665
878.Richard Jefferies1848–18875611391
879.John Guillim1550–162156061176
880.Poema Moralea1225–130056040119
881.Charles Hutton1737–18235591593
882.Giacomo Leonic1686–17465581388
883.Edgar Allan Poe1809–184955767181
884.Charlotte Smith1749–180655736103
885.George Shaw1751–181355654278
886.William Shenstone1714–17635553796
887.Journal of Ecology1913–5543590
888.Arthur Stanley1815–1881553528
889.John Ayliffe1676–17325522167
890.Melody Maker1926–200055126129
891.Thomas Warton1728–179055043120
892.Elijah Fenton1683–17305501277
893.Ninian Winzet1518–159255036127
894.Winnipeg Free Press1931–54931126
895.Birmingham Post1857–54920105
896.Fitzedward Hall1825–190154870157
897.‘Nevil Shute’1899–1960548834
898.Bell's Life in London1822–188654774341
899.Brain1878–5474794
900.Sir Tristrema1300–133054665197
901.Roy Campbell1901–19575461688
902.British Apollo1708–171154554120
903.John S. Farmerc1845–c191554538182
904.Dives and Pauper1450–150054449113
905.William Bryant1794–1878544649
906.John Paston1442–147954456174
907.John Mapletd. 159254382210
908.Physics Bulletin1930–5431241
909.Henry Coganfl. 1652–16535431769
910.Michael Faraday1791–186754248149
911.Philip Schaff1819–189354150126
912.American Economic Review1911–54035159
913.William Hazlitt1778–18305401070
914.William Cobbett1763–183553931136
915.W. B. Yeats1865–19395389106
916.Charles Merivale1808–18935381132
917.Political Science Quarterly1886–53828120
918.John Greenleaf Whittier1807–189253822107
919.Economic Journal1891–53742142
920.Modern Language Notes1886–5362788
921.John Neal1793–187653529114
922.Tale of Berync146053552144
923.Chambers's Technical Dictionary1940–5348115
924.Vespasian Psaltera950533335479
925.Thomas Newtond. 1607533136259
926.Isaac Taylor1787–186553234100
927.George Herbert1593–16335321299
928.William Somerville1675–17425311074
929.John Gaudenc1599–1662531124225
930.Book of Common Prayer1549–1552530746
931.Jeremy Collier1650–17265303394
932.Eliza Haywood?1693–17565282261
933.New York Times Book Review1896–5281851
934.Joseph Gwilt1784–186352726112
935.Richard Percyvallc1558–162052682260
936.Journal of the Royal Aeronautical Society1923–196752622147
937.John Selden1584–165452679202
938.Anne Baker1786–186152527127
939.English Mechanic1865–192352577199
940.Canberra Times1926–5251140
941.Hall Caine1853–19315251144
942.Edward Coke1552–163452545102
943.Mirror1779–1780524544
944.Rose Macaulay1881–19585241347
945.Robert Herrickbap. 1591, d. 167452268204
946.Edmund Blunden1896–197452210111
947.Vogue1892–5211671
948.Mirror of our Lady15305201353
949.Richard Hollandd. c148352050101
950.Alexander Ross1699–178451946142
951.Midland Prose Psalterc1350–1400519122282
952.Joseph Worcester1784–1865519232370
953.Countess of Pembroke1561–162151942144
954.John Hacket1592–167051769146
955.Thomas Haliburton1796–186551731132
956.Keyssler's Travels1756/75171345
957.Nominale1340–1499*51575162
958.Philip Francis1708–1773515751
959.William Gouge1575–16535142061
960.Richard Cumberland1732–18115142499
961.Gideon Harveyc1636–?170251476166
962.Prick of Conscience1424–1424*5141965
963.Anthony Mundayd. 163351370188
964.Edward, Duke of Yorkfl. c1373–1415513116267
965.William Derham1657–173551347132
966.Robinson Ellis1834–1913512635
967.Horace Wilson1786–18605123769
968.H. Rider Haggard1856–1925512655
969.William Pattend. ?159851191218
970.Usk's Testament of Loue153251158117
971.James Beresford1764–18405092388
972.John S. Billings1838–1913509113316
973.White Kennett1660–172850948115
974.John Cowell1554–161150857148
975.James Rogers1823–1890507422
976.Mortimer Collins1827–187650745111
977.Trevisa's Bartholomeus De Proprietatibus Rerum1495–1495*506100195
978.John Woodall1570–164350678168
979.John Jewel1522–157150649192
980.Thomas Morley?1557–?160250642188
981.Henry Roscoe1833–191550657145
982.Rhoda Broughton1840–192050634104
983.Mary Kingsley1862–1900505566
984.Agatha Christie1890–1976504123
985.Meredith Hanmer1543–160450354160
986.Rolling Stone1967–5031343
987.Robert Bridges1844–19305031649
988.Village Voice1955–5021935
989.McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology1960–501623
990.William Sclaterc1575–162750088199
991.Golagros and Gawane15084992579
992.Cotton Mather1663–17284984397
993.Charles Boutell1812–18774981075
994.Afra Behn?1640–168949737108
995.Sunday Express1918–4951363
996.John Rastellc1475–153649548147
997.Hester Lynch Thrale1741–18214952886
998.John Erskine1695–1768494760
999.Henry Bestc1592–164549461186
1000.Horatio Smith1779–18494933395

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