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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



Danskinus, Henricus (poet).  9 (1739): 40.

Darwall, Mary Whateley (poet; baptised 1738; d. 1825).  29 (1759): 282 (2), 483, 538; 31 (1761): 636; 34 (1764): 343.

Darwin, Dr. Erasmus (physician; 1731-1802).  68-ii (1798): 562.

Davenant, Sir William (poet and playwright; 1606-68).  57-i (1787): 56.

Davies, Rev. Sneyd (poet; 1709-69).  48 (1778): 597-598; 50 (1780): 292; 51 (1781): 581-582, 582.

Davies, Samuel (American Presbyterian divine, hymn-writer, and president of the College of New Jersey [later Princeton University]; 1723-61).  27 (1757): 83.

Davies, Thomas (bookseller and biographer of Garrick; 1712?-85).  26 (1756): 192.

Davies, W.  68-ii (1798): 1110 [misnumbered as 1010].

Davies, W. (of Newent).  15 (1745): 495; 16 (1746): 664.

Daw, John.  33 (1763): 510.

Dawson, Arthur (Baron of the Exchequer of Ireland; b. ca. 1699).  11 (1741): 547 [2nd 547], 549; 56-i (1786): 118.

Day, Eliza.  63-i (1793): iv [?].

Day, Thomas (barrister, anti-slavery advocate, and political pamphleteer; 1748-89).  59-ii (1789): 936 (8), 1032-1033, 1033 (8).

De La Cour [Dalacourt], Rev. James (poet; 1709-81).  4 (1734): 502; 16 (1746): 529-531.

De Veil, Rev. Hans (clergyman; d. 1741).  54-i (1784): 317.

Delany, Rev. Patrick, Dean of Down (1685/6-1768).  1 (1731): 306; 3 (1733): 40.

Delap, Rev. John (poet and playwright; 1724/5-1812).  42 (1772): 384.

Delille, Abbé Jacques (poet, courtier, and émigré; 1738-1813).  63-ii (1793): 811-812.

Denham, Sir John (poet; 1614/15-69).  2 (1732): 888; 48 (1778): 486, 536.

Denis, Michel, Abbé Denis (poet and chief librarian of the Imperial Library in Vienna; 1729-1800).  68-ii (1798): 1067 [?].

Denne, Rev. Samuel (antiquary; 1730-99).  50 (1780): 583 [?]; 52 (1782): 199 [?]; 61-ii (1791): 851 [?], 1044 [?] (2); 63-ii (1793): 1101.

Dennis, John (critic and playwright; 1657-1734).  3 (1733): 656.

Derby, -----, of Fordingbridge.  59-ii (1789): 824.

Derrick, Samuel (translator and poet; 1724-69).  26 (1756): 399, 584-585.

Deshoulières, Antoinette du Ligier de la Garde (poet; 1634-94).  23 (1753): 193.

Dibdin, Charles (actor; bapt. 1745; d. 1814).  65-ii (1795): 699n.

Dickons, Maria Poole (opera singer; 1770?-1833).  69-ii (1799): 1072.

Dickson, David (Scottish divine and Professor Divinity at Glasgow and later at Edinburgh; ca. 1583-1662).  68-i (1798): 153-154.

Digges, Leonard (poet; b. 1588 or 1590; d. 1635).  52 (1782): 350-351.

Dimock, Rev. Henry (clergyman; ca. 1728-1810).  57-ii (1787): 1006 [?]; 59-i (1789): 256, 553; 65-i (1795): 420; 66-i (1796): 61; 66-ii (1796): 598; 67-ii (1797): 598; 68-ii (1798): 793-794.

Disney, Rev. Samuel (clergyman; 1738-86).  62-i (1792): 557; 62-ii (1792): 752.

Dixon, Sarah (poet; 1671/2-1765).  10 (1740): 616 (2).

Dobson, Captain John (captain of a merchant vessel).  16 (1746): 609.

Dobson, William (b. ca. 1715).  20 (1750): 565.

Dodd, Rev. William (preacher and convicted forger; 1729-77).  16 (1746): 664; 17 (1747): 443; 18 (1748): 565; 19 (1749): 323-325, 372-373; 31 (1761): 595; 48 (1778): 87; 63-i (1793): 234.

Doddridge, Rev. Philip (Nonconformist divine; 1702-51).  16 (1746): 550; 50 (1780): 436; 56-i (1786): 35; 66-ii (1796): 1069 (2).

Dodsley, Robert (poet, playwright, and bookseller; 1703-64).  7 (1737): 50; 14 (1744): 447; 19 (1749): 87; 23 (1753): 140, 533 (2); 31 (1761): 374-375.

Donatus, Saint, Bishop of Fiesole (Irish bishop and poet; d. 876).  70-i (1800): 128.

Donne, Rev. John (poet and dean of St. Paul’s; 1572-1631).  31 (1761): 472.

Dorat, Claude Joseph (playwright and poet; 1734-80).  46 (1776): 46.

Dornford, Josiah (barrister; b. ca. 1763).  57-ii (1787): 1177.

Dousa [Douza], Janus (Dutch poet; 1545-1604).  17 (1747): 85-86.

Downman, Dr. Hugh (physician and poet; 1740-1809).  44 (1774): 379; 61-i (1791): 468; 63-ii (1793): 653; 65-i (1795): 455.

Drake, Benjamin.  5 (1735): 383-384, 678.

Drake, Dr. Nathan (physician and essayist; 1766-1836).  62-ii (1792): 1134-1135.

Draper, Sir William (general; 1721-87).  42 (1772): 431.

Drewitt, Thomas (b. ca. 1772).  57-i (1787): 527; 65-i (1795): 509.

Drummond, William (Scottish poet; 1585-1649).  56-i (1786): 157; 70-ii (1800): 1024.

Dryden, John (poet; 1631-1700).  2 (1732): 847, 854; 5 (1735): 24 (5); 22 (1752): 468, 469; 23 (1753): 149; 28 (1758): 211; 31 (1761): 326; 42 (1772): 588; 44 (1774): 232; 55-i (1785): 337; 63-i (1793): 25-26; 67-ii (1797): 623.

Duché, Rev. Jacob (Loyalist clergyman in Philadelphia; 1738-98).  25 (1755): 36; 27 (1757): 179.

Duck, Rev. Stephen (poet; 1705?-56).  1 (1731): 20 [?], 74; 2 (1732): 1121; 3 (1733): 152, 207; 6 (1736): 281 (2), 614; 8 (1738): 429; 28 (1758): 280; 51 (1781): 39.

Dudley, Rev. Sir Henry Bate [originally Henry Bate] (clergyman and journalist; 1745-1824).  36 (1766): 378, 540; 38 (1768): 134.

Dugard, Rev. Thomas (clergyman and schoolmaster; b. ca. 1588).  68-i (1798): unpaginated front matter (final page of index to 68-i).

Duick, John (poet).  3 (1733): 205, 317, 490 [?]; 4 (1734): 95, 155-156, 210-211, 268, 328 (2), 506, 563-564; 5 (1735): 155, 321, 324, 416-419, 491, 494, 551, 552, 612, 672-673, 733; 6 (1736): 155 [2nd 155] (4), 224, 227, 543; 7 (1737): 248, 307, 374 [1st 374], 566; 8 (1738): 154, 156, 482, 542; 9 (1739): 546 (2), 655; 17 (1747): 95 (2), 194; 19 (1749): 422.

Dumbleton, Joseph (poet in South Carolina; fl. 1740-50).  19 (1749): 424.

Dummer, Jeremy.  3 (1733): 490-491, 546.

Duncan, Rev. John (poet and religious writer; 1721-1808).  7 (1737): 376 [1st 376]; 44 (1774): 402; 52 (1782): 494-495; 53-i (1783): 430; 53-ii (1783): 606, 959.

Duncombe, Lewis (b. 1711).  43 (1773): 93; 65-ii (1795): 773.

Duncombe, Rev. John (divine and poetry reviewer for the GM; 1729-86).  23 (1753): 92 [?]; 28 (1758): 129 [? (or William Duncombe)]; 29 (1759): 281-282 [? (or William Duncombe)], 593 [?], 597 [misnumbered as 2nd 587]; 30 (1760): 337 [?], 382 [?] (2); 31 (1761): 38 [?]; 32 (1762): 87; 34 (1764): 537 [?]; 36 (1766): 307; 37 (1767): 456; 40 (1770): 280 [1st 280] [?], 479; 41 (1771): 488-490, 535-537; 42 (1772): 142; 44 (1774): 328 [?]; 48 (1778): 136, 431; 49 (1779): 512; 50 (1780): 91, 144 [?], 385 [?]; 54-ii (1784): 934; 56-i (1786): 340.

Duncombe, William (poet; 1690-1769).  22 (1752): 474, 576; 23 (1753): 142; 24 (1754): 358; 28 (1758): 129 [? or Rev. John Duncombe)]; 29 (1759): 281-282 [? (or Rev. John Duncombe)]; 41 (1771): 39.

Dunkin, Rev. William (poet and schoolmaster; 1709?-65).  4 (1734): 95-96; 11 (1741): 384; 13 (1743): 268; 15 (1745): 269; 44 (1774): 328; 70-ii (1800): 742-743.

Dunster, Rev. Charles (miscellaneous writer; 1750-1816).  65-i (1795): 328 (2).

Dupré, Rev. Edward (ca. 1755-1823).  68-ii (1798): 1133-1134.

Dupuis, Rev. Thomas Skelton (clergyman; 1766-95).  54-ii (1784): 615.

Dyer, George (scholar and poet; 1755-1841).  60-ii (1790): 939; 61-i (1791): 365 [misnumbered as 363]; 63-i (1793): 557; 63-ii (1793): 940-941; 66-i (1796): 64; 67-i (1797): 424; 68-i (1798): 425; 69-i (1799): 152, 509-510; 70-i (1800): 259.

Dyer, Rev. John (poet; bapt. 1699; d. 1757).  6 (1736): 480; 10 (1740): 196 (2); 32 (1762): 382; 50 (1780): 336; 68-i (1798): 487; 68-ii (1798): 562, 563; 69-ii (1799): 933 (2).

Earle, Jabez (Presbyterian minister; ca. 1676-1768).  1 (1731): 73.

Edwards, Bryan (Jamaican merchant, historian of the West Indies, and proponent of slavery; 1743-1800).  34 (1764): 188.

Edwards, Nathaniel Bayly (b. ca. 1750).  35 (1765): 92.

Edwards, Rev. Robert (clergyman; b. ca. 1701).  63-i (1793): 19.

Edwards, Rev. Thomas (critic and poet; 1699-1757).  21 (1751): 373; 28 (1758): 477; 38 (1768): 486; 40 (1770): 39; 52 (1782): 120; 63-i (1793): 166n.

Elderton, Rev. John (divine; ca. 1756-1832).  60-ii (1790): 843 (2), 1035 (3), 1132 (2); 61-i (1791): 261-262; 61-ii (1791): 756-757.

Elliot, Andrew (of Greenwells).  67-ii (1797): 692.

Ellis, John (scrivener and poet; 1698-1791).  61-ii (1791): 1239.

Ellis, Samuel (ca. 1748-89).  59-ii (1789): 953.

Elphinstone, James (schoolmaster; 1721-1809).  20 (1750): 406 (2), 407 (5), 408 (2), 409; 22 (1752): 468 (6), 469 (3), 470 (2).

Elphinstone, Margaret Chalmers.  16 (1746): 663 [?].

Emett, -----, of Exeter (poet).  56-i (1786): 337; 59-ii (1789): 842.

English, Rev. Robert (clergyman).  26 (1756): 402; 29 (1759): 381; 40 (1770): 534.

Enys, Dorothy.  55-ii (1785): 787.

Erasmus [Desiderius Erasmus] (Dutch humanist; 1466?-1536).  57-ii (1787): 760-761.

Erskine, Andrew (poet and playwright; 1740-93).  33 (1763): 196.

Erskine, David Steuart, 11th Earl of Buchan (founder of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; 1742-1829).  54-i (1784): 405.

Evans, Rev. Abel (poet and divine; 1679-1737).  53-ii (1783): 960 [?].

Evans, Rev. Nathaniel (missionary and poet; 1742-67).  33 (1763): 251-252.

Faccio, Nicholas (mathematician; 1664-1753).  6 (1736): 645, 645-646.

Fairfax, Edward (translator of Tasso; d. 1635).  5 (1735): 24; 17 (1747): 190-191.

Falconer, William (seaman and poet; 1732-69).  28 (1758): 371; 29 (1759): 31, 229.

Falques, Marianne Agnès [pseud. “Madame Fauques [sic] de Vaucluse”] (author of oriental tales; fl. 1751-77).  50 (1780): 386 [? (or Elizabeth Craven, Countess of Craven and Margravine of Anspach?)].

Fanshawe, Sir Richard (diplomat, poet, and translator; 1608-66).  8 (1738): 96.

Farley, Henry (poet; fl. 1616). 

Favier, Jean-Louis (secret envoy of Louis XV and writer on diplomacy; 1710-84).  18 (1748): 280 [misnumbered as 80].

Fawkes, Rev. Francis (poet, divine, and classicist; 1720-77).  24 (1754): 572-573; 27 (1757): 469-470, 470; 30 (1760): 383; 31 (1761): 280, 328; 37 (1767): 86-87, 277, 323; 43 (1773): 614; 48 (1778): 280; 62-ii (1792): 1072;  65-i (1795): 21.

Fenton, Elijah (poet, schoolmaster, and editor of Milton and Waller; 1683-1730).  44 (1774): 184.

Fenton, John. 

Fergusson, Robert (Scottish poet; 1750-74).  50 (1780): 487-488.

Ferrar, John (historian of Limerick).  42 (1772): 432.

Ferribbee, Rev. Michael (clergyman; b. ca. 1704?).  61-i (1791): 72.

Fielding, Henry (novelist; 1707-54).  8 (1738): 653; 16 (1746): 268.

Finch, Anne Kingsmill, Countess of Winchilsea (poet; 1661-1720).  17 (1747): 444; 39 (1769): 263-264; 65-ii (1795): 952.