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The Poetry of the Gentleman’s Magazine, 1731 – 1800:
An Electronic Database of Titles, Authors, and First Lines
– An Ongoing Project –

Emily Lorraine de Montluzin



Catullus [Caius Valerius Catullus] (Roman poet; 84? B.C.-54? B.C.).  53-ii (1783): 765; 69-ii (1799): 935.

Cave, Edward (printer and first conductor of the GM; 1691-1754).  2 (1732): 822; 4 (1734): 387, 619-620; 5 (1735): 249-251 [2nd 249-251], 255 [2nd 255], 321, 326, 491, 734-736, 736 (2); 7 (1737): 49, 179; 19 (1749): 466-467 (revision of verses by William Collins); 23 (1753): 45 [?]; 64-i (1794): 41, 303.

Cavendish, Georgiana Spencer, Duchess of Devonshire (canvasser for Charles James Fox and political hostess; 1757-1806).  55-i (1785): 54; 69-i (1799): 510.

Cawthorn, Rev. James (poet and schoolmaster; 1719-61).  4 (1734): 44; 5 (1735): 549; 6 (1736): 544; 7 (1737): 566; 15 (1745): 553;  43 (1773): 454; 62-i (1792): 68.

Chadwick, John.  69-i (1799): 203 [?].

Chambaud, L. [? or J.?].  15 (1745): 100.

Chamberlaine, Walter.  5 (1735): 493.

Chamberlayne, Rev. ----- [perhaps John Chamberlayne, miscellaneous writer; 1666-1723].  11 (1741): 661-662.

Chandler, Mary (poet; 1687-1745).  4 (1734): 566.

Chapone, Hester (essayist and poet; 1727-1801).  47 (1777): 38.

Chartres [Charters], Rev. James (clergyman and schoolmaster; 1754-1823).  62-ii (1792): 655.

Chatterton, S. (of Walsal).  35 (1765): 287, 526-527.

Chatterton, Thomas (poet; 1752-70).  56-i (1786): 361-362, 461, 513 [?]; 62-i (1792): 559; 69-ii (1799): 1012; 70-i (1800): 325.

Chaucer, Geoffrey (poet; ca. 1340-1400).  28 (1758): 261 (3); 53-ii (1783): 577; 70-ii (1800): 1263-1264.

Chauvelin, François-Claude, chevalier de Chauvelin and later marquis de Chauvelin (general, diplomat, and poet; d. 1774).  29 (1759): 429 (7).

Cheetham, Robert Farren (poet; 1778-1801).  66-ii (1796): 774-775; 68-i (1798): 60; 69-ii (1799): 884.

Chetwood, Rev. Knightly, Dean of Gloucester (divine, classicist, and poet; bapt. 1650; d. 1720).  49 (1779): 512.

Cheyne, H.  3 (1733): 205.

Cheyney, Dr. George (physician; b. 1671 or 1672; d. 1743).  31 (1761): 376.

Chilester, H.  51 (1781): 136 (3).

Chosné, Abbé.  39 (1769): 46.

Churchill, Charles (satirist; 1731-64).  32 (1762): 139; 33 (1763): 408, 560, 610; 34 (1764): 39-40, 90-91, 243-244, 391; 62-ii (1792): 768; 68-i (1798): 81.

Chute, John (amateur architect; 1701-76).  19 (1749): 516 [?].

Cibber, Colley (dramatist and poet laureate; 1671-1757).  1 (1731): 20, 494; 2 (1732): 580, 1073 [misnumbered as 1037]; 3 (1733): 39]-[40; 4 (1734): 41, 447; 5 (1735): 42; 6 (1736): 45; 7 (1737): 55; 8 (1738): 44; 9 (1739): 43; 11 (1141): 549; 12 (1742): 600; 13 (1743): 45, 603-604; 14 (1744): 330, 614; 18 (1748): 38, 567; 20 (1750): 520; 22 (1752): 87, 135, 532; 24 (1754): 39, 524; 25 (1755): 35, 515; 26 (1756): 35-36; 538; 27 (1757): 36, 519; 40 (1770): 182 (3).

Clancy, Dr. Michael (physician; ca. 1704-ca. 1780).  37 (1767): 516-517, 566; 38 (1768): 294, 534; 39 (1769): 47; 40 (1770): 327.

Clark, Esther Lewis (poet; bapt. 1716; d. 1794).  22 (1752): 234; 33 (1763): 609.

Clarke, Rev. William (divine; 1696-1771).  64-i (1794): 199 [misnumbered as 119].

Claudian (poet; ca. A.D. 370-404).  52 (1782): 303; 70-ii (1800): 608 (3).

Coates, J.  38 (1768): 486.

Cobb, James (dramatist and clerk in the East India Company; 1756-1818).  59-i (1789): 556; 59-ii (1789): 1132.

Cobb, Samuel (translator and poet; 1675-1713).  23 (1753): 282-285 (with minor alterations by J. Watts).

Cobbold, Rev. John Spencer (schoolmaster; 1768-1837).  66-i (1796): 152; 66-ii (1796): 597, 862, 863, 949; 67-i (1797): 511-512.

Cobden, Rev. Edward (divine and poet; 1684-1764).  3 (1733): 41, 93, 94 [?], 147, 204, 604; 4 (1734): 154; 5 (1735): 213 [?]; 12 (1742): 438-439 [?].

Cockburn [Cockburne], Catharine Trotter (dramatist and writer of philosophical treatises; 1679-1749).  7 (1737): 308.

Cockfield, Joseph (Quaker poet; ca. 1740-1816).  31 (1761): 87 [misnumbered as 78].

Coke, William.  7 (1737): 51, 118, 181; 8 (1738): 651; 9 (1739): 44, 96, 153, 155, 265.

Colburn, M.  21 (1751): 133.

Cole, R. (of Reading).  31 (1761): 136.

Coleridge, Rev. John (schoolmaster and father of Samuel Taylor Coleridge; 1719-81).  18 (1748): 182 [?], 277 [?]; 22 (1752): 201-202 [?]; 47 (1777): 451 [?]; 49 (1779): 40 [?].

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (poet; 1772-1834).  63-ii (1793): 1133; 64-ii (1794): 1132.

Coley, William (surgeon; 1757-1841).  54-ii (1784): 696 [?]; 55-i (1785): 307 [?]; 309 [?].

Coligny, Henriette de, comtesse de La Suze (poet; 1618-73).  48 (1778): 182.

Collett, C. K. (of Northampton).  22 (1752): 529.

Collett, Rev. John (clergyman; b. ca. 1739).  27 (1757): 521.

Collier, -----.  51 (1781): 86.

Collins, J. Basset (translator of Hesiod).  57-ii (1787): 625 [?].

Collins, William (poet; 1721-59).  9 (1739): 41, 545; 19 (1749): 466-467 (revised by Edward Cave); 35 (1765): 231; 37 (1767): 185; 53-i (1783): 30; 58-i (1788): 155; 62-ii (1792): 1058.

Colls, John Henry (actor, poet, and playwright).  55-ii (1785): 908-909.

Colman, George, the Younger (dramatist; 1762-1836).  54-ii (1784): 536; 64-i (1794): 163; 70-i (1800): 70-71.

Colman, George, the Elder (playwright, theatre manager, and co-editor of the Connoisseur; 1732-94).  31 (1761): 88-89; 33 (1763): 512, 559; 34 (1764): 343; 36 (1766): 590; 37 (1767): 136, 564 (2); 38 (1768): 296, 583; 41 (1771): 468; 44 (1774): 38, 88; 45 (1775): 542 (2); 46 (1776): 87-88; 47 (1777): 287, 344, 499-500; 48 (1778): 382 [?]; 50 (1780): 338; 51 (1781): 336.

Colman, George, the Elder (1732-94) or the Younger (1762-1836).  53-ii (1783): 696.

Combe, William (miscellaneous writer; b. 1741 or 1742; d. 1823).  47 (1777): 87-88, 88.

Commire, Rev. Jean, S.J. (Jesuit priest and poet; 1625-1702).  66-i (1796): 19.

Concanen, Matthew (Irish poet and hack writer; 1701-49).  2 (1732): 1075.

Connor, Thomas (Irish schoolmaster, probably in Co. Limerick).  10 (1740): 461.

Conway, Henry Seymour (field-marshal; 1721-95).  59-ii (1789): 651-652.

Cooke, Benjamin (composer; 1734-93).  57-i (1787): 543 [? (or John Danby?)].

Coombe, Rev. Thomas (American poet and Loyalist clergyman; 1747-1822).  38 (1768): 38-39; 40 (1770): 279.

Cooper, Anthony Ashley, 5th Earl of Shaftesbury (1761-1811).  48 (1778): 486.

Cooper, John Gilbert, the Younger (miscellaneous writer; 1723-69).  48 (1778): 487.

Cooper, Rev. Edward (schoolmaster; b. ca. 1739).  33 (1763): 90; 43 (1773): 455-456.

Cooper, Rev. Myles (American Loyalist and president of King’s College [later Columbia University]; 1737-85).  46 (1776): 326-327; 55-ii (1785): 681-682.

Cooper, Susanna (daughter of John Gilbert Cooper; 1750-1802).  48 (1778): 487.

Corbet, Richard, Bishop of Oxford and later of Norwich (divine; 1582-1635).  47 (1777): 452.

Cosin, John, Bishop of Durham (divine; 1594-1672).  61-ii (1791): 1223.

Cotton, Charles (poet; 1630-87).  24 (1754): 184; 62-ii (1792): 781.

Cotton, Dr. Nathaniel (physician and poet; 1705-88).  19 (1749): 277; 22 (1752): 378; 36 (1766): 283-284.

Cotton, Rev. John Daniel (schoolmaster; 1730?-1779).  19 (1749): 130, 325; 20 (1750): 422.

Coulton, J. (of Bristol).  47 (1777): 499.

Courtenay, John (politician and poet; 1738-1816).  57-ii (1787): 1105-1106.

Courteville, Ralph (pro-Walpole journalist; d. 1772).  8 (1738): 355 [?], 484 [?].

Coventry, -----, Viscount Deerhurst (either Thomas Henry Coventry [1721-44] or George William Coventry, later 6th Earl of Coventry [1722-1809]).  63-i (1793): 560 (2).

Coventry, Rev. Francis (poet; ca. 1725-54).  31 (1761): 184.

Coverdale, Miles (translator of the Bible; 1488-1569).  60-i (1790): 320 [?] (4).

Cowley, Abraham (poet and playwright; 1618-67).  52 (1782): 303.

Cowley, Hannah Parkhouse (dramatist; 1743-1809).  46 (1776): 133; 50 (1780): 196; 54-ii (1784): 613-614.

Cowper, Rev. John (classicist and brother of William Cowper; 1737-70).  31 (1761): 39, 374.

Cowper, Rev. Spencer, Dean of Durham (divine; 1713-74).  31 (1761): 422.

Cowper, William (poet; 1731-1800).  28 (1758): 329 [?]; 50 (1780): 435-436, 582; 53-ii (1783): 695; 54-ii (1784): 935; 55-i (1785): 53, 474; 55-ii (1785): 644; 58-i (1788): 350, 542 (2); 58-ii (1788): 1008-1009, 1105; 59-i (1789): 163-164; 61-ii (1791): 1143; 63-ii (1793): 869, 1133; 70-i (1800): 324.

Cox, Samuel (counsellor-at-law?; d. 1776?).  47 (1777): 603; 59-i (1789): 432.

Crab, Roger (hermit and religious enthusiast; ca. 1616-80).  54-i (1784): 351.

Craggs, James, the Younger (politician; 1686-1721).  11 (1741): 213.

Crane, Dr. John (physician in Wells).  59-ii (1789): 1131; 60-i (1790): 183, 354, 354-355, 553; 60-ii (1790): 652, 1152; 61-ii (1791): 869-870, 952, 1144; 62-i (1792): 167, 263; 62-ii (1792): 864; 63-i (1793): 358; 63-ii (1793): 965, 1213; 65-i (1795): [ii]; 65-ii (1795): 882, 948-949; 66-ii (1796): 686, 949; 67-i (1797): 328; 67-ii (1797): 784; 68-ii (1798): 978; 69-ii (1799): 908; 70-i (1800): 186.

Crashaw, Richard (poet; 1612/13-48).  50 (1780): 193.

Craven, Elizabeth, Countess of, and Margravine of, Anspach (dramatist; 1750-1828).  50 (1780): 386 [? (or Marianne Agnès Falques [pseud. Madame Fauques [sic] de Vaucluse]?)]; 52 (1782): 446; 56-ii (1786): 917.

Creech, Thomas (schoolmaster and translator of Latin poetry; 1659-1700).  22 (1752): 469, 470 (3).

Cresswick, -----.  59-i (1789): 256-257.

Cristall, Ann Batten (poet; bapt. 1769; d. 1848).  65-i (1795): 325, 326; 65-ii (1795): 861.

Crocker, Abraham (of Frome).  58-ii (1788): 820-821, 1012, 1172-1175.

Crossman, Rev. (?) George (probably Rev. George Crossman, clergyman involved in Blagdonian Controversy; d. 1803).  40 (1770): 386.

Crowe, Rev. William (poet; 1745-1829).  59-i (1789): 448; 63-i (1793): 165; 67-ii (1797): 1055-1056.

Cumberland, Richard (dramatist; 1732-1811).  35 (1765): 576 [misnumbered as 592] (5); 39 (1769): 602 (2); 41 (1771): 87; 42 (1772): 40 (2); 45 (1775): 40; 47 (1777): 86; 48 (1778): 384; 52 (1782): 253; 53-i (1783): 161 (2), 432; 61-ii (1791): 759; 63-ii (1793): 750.

Cunningham, John (poet and actor; 1729-73).  31 (1761): 376; 33 (1763): 250, 408; 34 (1764): 295-296, 443; 36 (1766): 187, 189 (2), 590; 37 (1767): 39-40, 321, 518; 39 (1769): 312; 41 (1771): 564; 49 (1779): 463; 50 (1780): 144; 69-i (1799): 120; 70-i (1800): 321.

Cunningham, Rev. Peter (poet; d. 1805).  58-ii (1788): 1010.

Cutts, John, Baron Cutts (general; 1661-1707).  49 (1779): 150.

D’Israeli, Isaac (author of Curiosities of Literature; 1766-1848).  55-i (1785): 309 (2); 59-ii (1789): 648-649.

Dale, Dr. Thomas (physician in Charleston, South Carolina; 1700-50).  6 (1736): 288.

Dallaway, Rev. James (typographer and miscellaneous writer; 1763-1834).  56-i (1786): 513.

Danby, John (musician; 1756/7-98).  57-i (1787): 543 [? (or Benjamin Cooke?)].

Daniel, Rev. Richard, Dean of Armagh (divine; fl. 1722).  8 (1738): 541-542.