18th Century Borrowing

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  1. The history of England [as well ecclesiastical as civil]. 169 borrowings
    Rapin-Thoyras, Paul de, 1661-1725.
  2. The antient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians. Translated from the French. 161 borrowings
    Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741.
  3. An universal history, from the earliest account of time. Compiled from original authors; and illustrated with maps, cuts, notes, &c. with a general index to the whole. 151 borrowings
    Universal History.
  4. A system of moral philosophy, in three books ... To which is prefixed, some account of the life, writings, and character of the author by the Reverend William Leechman, D.D. 130 borrowings
    Hutcheson, Francis, 1694-1746.
  5. Sermons ... published from the author's manuscript, by John Clarke, D.D. ... 126 borrowings
    Clarke, Samuel, 1675-1729.
  6. The method of teaching and studying the belles lettres ... With reflections on taste; and instructions with regard to the eloquence of the pulpit, the bar and the stage. The whole illustrated with passages from ... poets and orators ... with critical remarks on them ... Translated from the French. 111 borrowings
    Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741.
  7. ... Opera quae extant omnia; unà cum chronologiâa Xenophonteâ cl. Dodwelli, et quatuor tabulis geographicis. [Edidit Eduardus Wells] / [Xenophon]. 104 borrowings
  8. The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688 ... 95 borrowings
    Hume, David, 1711-1776.
  9. The preceptor : containing a general course of education. Wherein the first principles of polite learning are laid down in a way most suitable for trying the genius, and advancing the instruction of youth. In twelve parts, illustrated with mapss and useful cuts. 92 borrowings
    Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764.
  10. The monthly review (London). 91 borrowings
    Monthly Review
  11. Stenography compleated, or the art of short-hand brought to perfection ... 71 borrowings
    Weston, James.
  12. A view of the principal deistical writers that have appeared in England in the last and present century; with observations upon them, and some account of the answers that have been published against them. In several letters to a friend...  69 borrowings
    Leland, John, 1691-1766.
  13. The history of Scotland, during the reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI. till his accession to the crown of England. With a review of the Scotch history previous to that period; and an appendix containing original papers. 69 borrowings
    Robertson, William, 1721-1793.
  14. Lexicon manuale Graecum ... in tres partes, videlicet hermeneuticam, analyticam, et syntheticam, divisum ... Recensitum et plurimum auctum à Sam. Patrick. 67 borrowings
    Hederich, Benjamin, 1675-1748.
  15. The history of Tom Jones, a foundling 65 borrowings
    Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754.
  16. Oeuvres ... 63 borrowings
    Massillon, Jean Baptiste, 1663-1742.
  17. Medical essays and observations, published by a Society in Edinburgh. 62 borrowings
    Philosophical Society of Edinburgh.
  18. ... Works. In three volumes... With alphabetical tables / [Locke]. 58 borrowings
    Locke, John, 1632-1704.
  19. Arithmeticae et algebrae compendium ... 55 borrowings
    MacLaurin, Colin, 1698-1746.
  20. The Roman history from the foundation of Rome to the battle of Actium ... Translated from the French. 54 borrowings
    Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741.