Eighteenth-Century Borrowing from the University of Glasgow

Top 50 Borrowed Authors

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  1. Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741. 353 borrowings
  2. Clarke, Samuel, 1675-1729. 174 borrowings
  3. Hutcheson, Francis, 1694-1746. 171 borrowings
  4. Rapin-Thoyras, Paul de, 1661-1725. 168 borrowings
  5. Homer. 153 borrowings
  6. Universal History. 149 borrowings
  7. Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754. 147 borrowings
  8. Xenophon. 136 borrowings
  9. Hume, David, 1711-1776. 133 borrowings
  10. Cicero, Marcus Tullius. 123 borrowings
  11. Leland, John, 1691-1766. 108 borrowings
  12. Livy. 96 borrowings
  13. Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764. 95 borrowings
  14. Monthly Review. 91 borrowings
  15. MacLaurin, Colin, 1698-1746. 87 borrowings
  16. Smollett, T. (Tobias), 1721-1771. 85 borrowings
  17. Haywood, Eliza Fowler, 1693?-1756. 76 borrowings
  18. Terence. 74 borrowings
  19. Weston, James. 71 borrowings
  20. Robertson, William, 1721-1793. 69 borrowings
  21. Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727. 69 borrowings
  22. Locke, John, 1632-1704. 69 borrowings
  23. Hederich, Benjamin, 1675-1748. 67 borrowings
  24. Massillon, Jean Baptiste, 1663-1742. 63 borrowings
  25. Philosophical Society of Edinburgh. 62 borrowings
  26. Burnet, Gilbert, 1643-1715. 59 borrowings
  27. Horace. 58 borrowings
  28. Harris, John, 1677?-1719. 56 borrowings
  29. Prideaux, Humphrey, 1648-1724. 55 borrowings
  30. Derham, William, 1657-1735. 54 borrowings
  31. Euclid. 54 borrowings
  32. Virgil. 53 borrowings
  33. Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. 50 borrowings
  34. Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691. 49 borrowings
  35. Lucretius Carus, Titus. 48 borrowings
  36. Herodotus. 47 borrowings
  37. Angell, John, -1764. 46 borrowings
  38. Tacitus, Cornelius. 43 borrowings
  39. Hooke, Nathaniel. 43 borrowings
  40. Thomson, James, 1700-1748. 43 borrowings
  41. Modern Universal History. 41 borrowings
  42. Crouch, Nathaniel, 1632?-1725?. 41 borrowings
  43. Anacreon. 41 borrowings
  44. Royal Society of London. 40 borrowings
  45. Richardson, Samuel, 1689-1761. 40 borrowings
  46. Stanley, Thomas, 1625-1678. 39 borrowings
  47. Jones, D. (David), active 1676-1720. 39 borrowings
  48. Gibbs, Philip, active 1736. 38 borrowings
  49. Rutherforth, T. (Thomas), 1712-1771. 35 borrowings
  50. Ainsworth, Robert, 1660-1743. 35 borrowings