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"Defoe on Apparitions" in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. VI, No. XXXII (November 1819) 1819 Anon tr> >
Corn-Cutter's Journal, 74 (Feb 25, 1735) 1735
Gentleman's Magazine, 1st Series, IX (September 1731) : Grub Street Journal, September 23, Number 90 1731
Gentleman’s Magazine, 2nd Series, XXIII (November 1732) 1732
Gentleman's Magazine, 3rd Series, XXV (January 1733) : Daily Courant, January 18 1733
  Gentleman’s Magazine, LIV, Number 3 (March 1784) 1784
London Magazine, 38 (July 1769) 1769
Monthly Review, 52, Number 3 (March 1775) 1775
Review of Walter Wilson's "Memoirs of the Life and Times of Daniel Defoe" in the Edinburgh Review, V 1830
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Aitken, George A Notes and Queries, 7th Series, VII (25/05/1889) : "Defoe's 'Consolidator'" 1889
Anon An Account of Some Late Designs to Create a Misunderstanding betwixt the King and his People . . . 1702
Anon The Battle of the Authors Lately Fought in Covent-Garden… 1720
Anon Daniel the Prophet No Conjurer : or, His Scandal Club’s Scandalous Ballad Called The Tackers … 1705
Anon"Defoe on Apparitions" in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. VI, No. XXXII (November 1819) 1819
Anon A Detection of the Secret History of the White Staff… 1714
Anon [Preface to] The Dyet of Poland, a Satyr. Consider'd Paragraph by Paragraph . . . 1705
Anon An Equivalent for De Foe 1706
Anon The Female Critick; or, Letters in Drollery from Ladies to their Humble Servants . . . 1701
Anon The Fox with his Fire-brand Unkennell'd and insnar'd . . . 1703
Anon Gates of Hell Open’d : in a Dialogue between the Observator and Review… 1711
Anon Grub Street Journal 1731
Anon A Hue and Cry After Daniel Foe, and his Coventry Beast: with a letter from that worthy horse-courser to a friend of Mr Mayo in Coventry that lent it him. 1711
Anon Judas Discuver'd, and Catch'd at Last: Or, Daniel de Foe in Lobs Pound . . . 1713
Anon A Letter from a Tory Freeholder to his Representative in Parliament … 1712
Anon A Letter to the Society of Booksellers, or the Method of Forming a True Judgement of the Manuscripts of Authors 1738
Anon The Monster: or, The World Turn'd Topsy Turvy 1705
Anon Read’s Weekly Journal (Reprinted in Notes and Queries; Number 160; 2 May 1931; p308) 1731
Anon Reflections Upon a Late and Scandalous Pamphlet entitul'd The Shortest-Way with the Dissenters 1703
Anon Remarks on a Scandalous Libel entitl’d A Letter from a Member of Parliament… 1713
Anon Remarks on the Review Number 74 … 1706
Anon The Republican Bullies or, a sham Battel between . . . Mr Review and the Observator . . . 1705
Anon The Safest Way with the Dissenters . . . 1703
Anon The Scribler's Doom; or, The Pillory in Fashion . . . 1703
Anon The Shortest Way with the Dissenters . . . with its Author's Brief Explication Consider'd 1703
Anon The True-Born-Hugonot: or, Daniel de Foe. A satyr. 1703?
Anon Two Prefaces from editions of “Robinson Crusoe” : J. Walter edition and W. Lane edition 1790
Anon Whig and Tory, or, Wit on both Sides… 1712
Anon (Pittis), (William) The True-Born Englishman. A Satyr, Answer'd Paragraph by Paragraph 1701
Anderson, James Monthly Review, LXXVII (December 1787) 1787
Arnall, William The Case of Opposition Stated, Between the Craftsmen and the People. Occasioned by his Paper of December the 4th, 1731. 1731
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Barker, C Review of Memoirs of Colonel Andrew Newport in Retrospective Review, Volume 3: Part 2 1821
Beattie, James ‘On Fable and Romance’ from : Dissertations Moral and Critical 1783
Blair, Hugh ‘Lecture XXXVII’ in : Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres 1783
‘Borealis’ Gentleman’s Magazine, LIX, Part 2, Number 5 (November 1788) 1789
Brown, Thomas 1707
Browne, Joseph “A Dialogue between Church and No-Church : or, A Rehearsal of the Review” in State Tracts: Containing Many Necessary Observations and Reflections of the State of our Affairs at Home and Abroad; with Some Secret Memoirs. 1715
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Chalmers, George The Life of DD (Preface to The History of the Union) 1786
Cibber [et al], Theophilus The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland 1753
Clarke, James Stanier Naufragia, or, Historical Memoirs of Shipwrecks and of the Providential Deliverance of Vessels (2 vols) 1805
"Clarry" Notes and Queries, 3rd Series, XI (20/04/1867) : "Queries : 'De Foe : The True-Born Englishman : Ban 1867
Cowper, William ‘Verses, Supposed to be written by Alexander Selkirk, during his Solitary Abode in the Island of Juan Fernandez’ in ‘Poems’ 1782
Crossley, James Notes and Queries, 5th Series, V (22/04/1876) : 'Queries : Lord Macaulay and Daniel Defoe' 1876
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Drake, Nathan Essays, Biographical, Critical and Historical, Illustrative of the Tatler, Spectator and Guardian (Vol 1) 1805
Dunton, John Dunton’s Whipping-Post… 1706
Dunton, John The Life and Errors of John Dunton 1705
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Edgeworth Maria Forester (in ‘Moral Tales for Young People’) 1806 (2nd ed)
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‘A Friend to British Travel’ Gentleman’s Magazine, LIX, Part 2, Supplement (December 1789) 1789
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Gildon, Charles The Strange Surprizing Adventures… 1719
Godwin, William Preface to Faulkner : A Tragedy 1807
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Harwood, Junior, Edward Gentleman’s Magazine, LVII, Part 2, Number 6 (December 1787) 1787
‘H.D.’ Gentleman’s Magazine, LVIII, Part 1, Number 3 (March 1788) 1788
Hilliar, Anthony A Brief and Merry History of Great Britain 1740
Hirons, Jab--z Monthly Review, LXXVII (December 1787) 1787
Hobhouse, John Cam Speech quoted in Hansard's Parliamentary Debates 1829
Hone, William The Right Divine of Kings to Govern Wrong! 3rd edition 1821
Hornby, Charles A Caveat Against the Whigs 1712
Howe, John Some Considerations of a Preface to an Enquiry, Concerning the Occasional Conformity of Dissenters reprinted in The Works of the late . . . John Howe . . . (1724) 1701 (this version reprinted 1724)
‘Hydrographer of the Naval Chronicle’ Preface to Robinson Crusoe 1815
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Jacob, Giles An Historical Account of the Lives and Writings of our most Considerable English Poets… 1720
James, Isaac Providence Displayed : or, the Remarkable Adventures of Alexander Selkirk… 1800
"J.W.W."Notes and Queries, 4th Series, IV (18/12/1869) : Response : 'Defoe's "History of the Devil" 1869
Jeffrey Francis Review of John Wilson's "The City of the Plague and Other Poems" in the Edinburgh Review, Volume 26 1816
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Lamb, Charles Prologue to Faulkner : A Tragedy (by William Godwin) 1807
‘Langbourniensis’ Gentleman’s Magazine, LV, Part 2, Number 12 (December 1785) 1785
“L.B.” [pseudonym for Charles Lamb] The Reflector, Vol 2, IV 1811
Lee, WilliamNotes and Queries, 3rd Series, VII (21/01/1865) : "Replies : 'Daniel Defoe and The London Review'" 1865
Lee, WilliamNotes and Queries, 3rd Series, VII (25/03/1865) : "Replies : 'Daniel Defoe, the News Writer'" 1865
Lee, William Notes and Queries, 3rd Series, VII (29/04/1865) : "Daniel Defoe the News Writer" 1865
Lee, William Notes and Queries, 3rd Series, VII (03/06/1865) : "A Moral Satire, by Daniel Defoe" 1865
Lee, William Notes and Queries, 3rd Series, VIII (08/07/1865) : "Daniel Defoe on Assassination of Rulers" 1865
Lee, WilliamNotes and Queries, 3rd Series, VIII (05/08/1865) : "Daniel Defoe on Assassination of Rulers" [Second article] 1865
Lee, William Notes and Queries, 3rd Series, IX (17/02/1866) : "Replies : 'Servitude : A Poem'" 1866
Lee, William Notes and Queries, 4th Series, V (12/02/1870) : "Replies : 'Defoe : Mercurius Politicus : Mesnager's 1870
Lee, William Notes and Queries, 4th Series, V (19/02/1870) : "Replies : 'Defoe : Mercurius Politicus : Mesnager's 1870
Leslie, Charles The New Association, Part II 1703
Leslie, Charles The Wolf Stript of His Shepheard's Clothing . . . 1704
"L.O."Notes and Queries, 3rd Series, VII (31/12/1864) : "Notes : 'Letters of Daniel Defoe'" 1864
Lockhart, George The Lockhart Papers (ed. by Anthony Aufrere) (2 volumes) 1817
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Nichols [ed], John Bowyer The Life and Errors of John Dunton, Citizen of London (Two Volumes) 1818
Noble, Francis Introduction to The History of Laetitia Atkins, Vulgarly Called Moll Flanders… 1776
Noble, Francis ‘Proper for the Reader to be acquainted with’ (prefatory material to Noble’s edition of ‘Roxana’) 1775
Noorthouk, John Monthly Review, 2nd Series, 3 (December 1790) 1790
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"An Old Member" "Letter to the Editor" in Christian Observer & Advocate, Volume 30 (December 1830) 1830
Oldmixon, John The History of England 1735
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Percival Thomas A Father’s Instructions; Consisting of Moral Tales… 1800 (9th ed)
‘Philobiblios’ Gentleman’s Magazine, LV, Part 2, Number 11 (November 1785) 1785
Pope, Alexander The Dunciad Variorum 1729 (2nd ed)
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"Q.T." An Anagram on Daniel de Fo, author of the pamphlet, entitled, A Review, &c. Together with some brief reflections on the licentiousness of the times … 1710
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Ralph, James A History of England During the Reigns of K. William, Q. Anne and K. George I (2 volumes) 1746
"R.C.L."Notes and Queries, 4th Series, IV (13/11/1869) : 'Defoe's "History of the Devil" 1869
Reeve, Clara The Progress of Romance 1785
Robertson, William [Preface and 'A Letter to Mr Daniel Foe' in] Dissenters Self-Condemn'd: being a full Answer to Mr De Laune’s Plea for the Non-Conformists, lately Recommended by Mr Daniel Foe, Author of the Review … 1710
Robinson, William The History and Antiquities of Stoke Newington 1820
Rousseau, Jean Jacques Emilius and Sophia : Or, A New System of Education 1762
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Savage, Richard An Author to be Lett 1729
Southern, Henry Review of The Great Plague in the Year 1665 in Retrospective Review, Volume 6: Part 1 1822
Spence, Thomas A Supplement to the History of RC, Being the History of Crusonia, or RC’s Island, Down to the Present Time (reprinted 1966 in ‘Life and Literature of the Working Class’) 1782
Stonecastle, Henry Universal Spectator and Weekly Journal, No 466 (10 Sept 1737) 1737
‘A Subscriber’ Gentleman’s Magazine, LVII, Part 2, Supplement (December 1787) 1787
Swift, Jonathan A Letter from a Member of the House of Commons of Ireland, to a Member of the House of Commons in England, Concerning the Sacramental Test 1709; Rep'd 1735
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Trimmer, Sarah Guardian of Education, 3 1804
Trimmer, Sarah Guardian of Education, 3 1804
Tutchin, John The Second Part of a Mouse Grown a Rat . . . 1703
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Ward, Edward The Dissenting Hypocrite, or; Occasional Conformist . . . 1704
Watson, John The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Halifax, in Yorkshire 1775
Watson, J Notes and Queries, 4th Series, II (17/10/1868) : "Queries with Answers" 1868
Weber, Henry William Introduction to Popular Romances : Consisting of Imaginary Voyages and Travels 1812
‘W.W.’ Gentleman’s Magazine, LVIII, Part 1, Number 3 (March 1788) 1788

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