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Gordon, Thomas -1750

Overview
Works: 515 works in 3,135 publications in 4 languages and 34,950 library holdings
Genres: Sources  Controversial literature  History  Sermons  Church history  Military history  Pamphlets  Humor  Tracts (Ephemera)  Essays 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Dedicator, Creator, Author of introduction, Attributed name
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The character of an independent Whig by Thomas Gordon( )

73 editions published between 1719 and 2018 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dedication to a great man, concerning dedications, discovering, amongst other wonderful secrets, what will be the present posture of affairs a thousand years hence by Thomas Gordon( )

95 editions published between 1718 and 2018 in English and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cato's letters, or, Essays on liberty, civil and religious, and other important subjects by John Trenchard( Book )

92 editions published between 1733 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almost a generation before Washington, Henry, and Jefferson were even born, two Englishmen, concealing their identities with the honored ancient name of Cato, wrote newspaper articles condemning tyranny and advancing principles of liberty that immensely influenced American colonists. The Englishmen were John Trenchard and Thomas Gordon. Their prototype was Cato the Younger (95-46 B.C.), the implacable foe of Julius Caesar and a champion of liberty and republican principles
A sermon preached before the learned society of Lincoln's-Inn, on January 30, 1732 : from Job XXXIV, 30, that the hypocrite reign not, lest the people be ensnared by Thomas Gordon( )

91 editions published between 1733 and 1773 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considerations offered upon the approaching peace : and upon the importance of Gibraltar to the British empire : being the second part of the Independent Whig by Thomas Gordon( )

70 editions published in 1720 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cato's letters, or, Essays on liberty, civil and religious, and other important subjects : in four volumes by John Trenchard( )

85 editions published between 1733 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays by British writers John Trenchard and Thomas Gordon, first published from 1720 to 1723 under the pseudonym of Cato (95-46 BCE)
The conspirators ; or, the case of Catiline : as collected from the best historians, impartially examin'd ; ... By the author of The case of Francis, Lord Bacon by Thomas Gordon( )

85 editions published between 1721 and 1722 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The craftsmen : a sermon or paraphrase upon several verses of the 19th chapter of the Acts of the Apostles. by Thomas Gordon( )

52 editions published between 1720 and 1839 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the facts and reasonings in the Lord Bishop of Chichester's sermon preached before the House of Lords on the 31st of January last. by Thomas Gordon( )

65 editions published in 1732 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discourse of standing armies : shewing the folly, uselessness, and danger of standing armies in Great Britain by Thomas Gordon( )

45 editions published between 1722 and 2007 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An appeal to the unprejudiced : concerning the present discontents occasioned by the late convention with Spain by Thomas Gordon( )

35 editions published between 1739 and 2018 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of the convention concluded at El Pardo, January 14, 1739
A collection of Cato's political letters in the London Journal, to December 17, inclusive, 1720 by John Trenchard( )

35 editions published between 1721 and 1722 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conspirators, or, The case of Catiline : as collected from the best historians, impartially examin'd ... by Thomas Gordon( )

38 editions published between 1721 and 2018 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second collection of Cato's political letters in the London Journal : continued to the end of January, 1720 by John Trenchard( )

38 editions published between 1720 and 1722 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An apology for the danger of the church : proving, that the church is, and ought to be always in danger ; and that it would be dangerous for her to be out of danger. Being a second part of the apology for Parson Alberoni by Thomas Gordon( )

20 editions published in 1719 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical attack on perceived Catholic influences on the Church of England
A collection of all the political letters in the London journal, to December 17, inclusive, 1720 by John Trenchard( )

26 editions published between 1721 and 2009 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three political letters to a noble lord concerning liberty and the Constitution by Thomas Gordon( )

35 editions published between 1721 and 2018 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conspirators, or, the case of Catiline. Part II : By the author of the first part by Thomas Gordon( )

50 editions published in 1721 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Cato's letters, or, Essays on liberty, civil and religious, and other important subjects
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Cato's letters, or, Essays on liberty, civil and religious, and other important subjects : in four volumesA dress rehearsal for revolution : John Trenchard and Thomas Gordon's works in eighteenth-century British AmericaRepublicanism, Sinophilia, and historical writing : Thomas Gordon (c. 1691-1750) and his "History of England"Republicanism, sinophilia, and historical writing. Thomas Gordon (c.1691-1750) and his 'History of England'
Alternative Names

controlled identityEnglishman, -1750

Apology for Parson Alberoni, Author of -1750

Apology for Parson Alberoni, Author of d. 1750

Author of the Apology for Parson Alberoni -1750

Author of the Apology for Parson Alberoni d. 1750

Author of the Case of Francis d. 1750 Lord Bacon

Author of the Case of Francis, Lord Bacon -1750

Author of the Case of Francis, Lord Bacon, d. 1750

Author of the Independent Whig -1750

Author of the Independent Whig d. 1750

Britannicus 1691-1750

Britannicus -1750

Britannicus d. 1750

Case of Francis d. 1750 Lord Bacon, Author of

Case of Francis, Lord Bacon, Author of, -1750

Case of Francis, Lord Bacon, Author of, d. 1750

Cato 16..-1750

Cato 1691-1750

Cato -1750

Cato d. 1750

Englishman 1691-1750

Englishman -1750

Englishman d. 1750

Gordon -1750 Mr

Gordon d. 1750 Mr

Gordon, Mr. (Thomas), -1750

Gordon, Mr. (Thomas), d. 1750

Gordon of Kircudbright, Thomas 1691-1750

Gordon, Th.

Gordon, Th. 1691-1750

Gordon, Th -1750

Gordon, Thomas d. 1750

Independent Whig, Author of -1750

Independent Whig, Author of d. 1750

laïque, Un 1684?-1750

Layman

Layman -1750

Layman d. 1750

Montanus 1691-1750

Philo-Reflector -1750

Philo-Reflector d. 1750

Thomas Gordon Scottish writer and Commonwealthman

Thomas Gordon scrittore britannico

Thomas Gordon taalkundige

True-born Englishman -1750

True-born Englishman d. 1750

Томас Гордон

توماس غوردون

托马斯·戈登

Languages
English (1,235)

French (2)

Spanish (1)

Italian (1)