Table 3-1.  Frequency of Poets in the Index and in Literary Annuals

                      Author                         Total                        Author                          Total
                 Anonymous                   1552 (1061)           *Richardson, David Lester   36 (20)
               *Landon, Letitia                506 (404)               Michell, Nicolas                35 (33)
               *Howitt, Mary                  199 (178)             *Mitford, Mary Russell        35 (31)
               *Hood, Thomas                198  (28)                Hoyle, Rev. Charles           34 (28)
               *Ellis, Sarah (Stickney)     163 (113)             *Croley, Rev. George           33 (12)
                Hemans, Felicia               162 (105)               Wiffin, J. H.                      32 (26)
              *Blessington, Countess      139 (66)                 Ruskin, John                      32 (32)
              *Norton, Caroline E. S.      127 (124)               Southey, Robert                 30 (19)
              *Barton, Bernard               122 (84)                 Browne, Mary (Gray)         29 (29)
              *Montgomery, James        107 (73)                 Milnes, Richard Monckton   28 (27)
               Cornwall, Barry (Procter) 106 (75)                 Landor, Walter Savage        28 (20)
               Swain, Charles                  96 (82)                 De Vere, Sir Aubrey            27 (26)
               Delta (David L. Moir)         91 (67)                 Savage, Anna (Shipton)       27 (26)
             *Mackay, Charles                86 (86)                  Forrester, Charles R.          25 (0)
             *Watts, Alaric A.                 83 (50)                  Polwhele, Rev. Richard      25 (24)
             *Harrison, William Henry      82 (48)                 Wordsworth, William         25 (8)
             *Hervey, Thomas K.            81 (65)                 Neele, Henry                      25 (18)
               Abdy, Mrs. Maria              78 (66)                  Opie, Mrs. Amelia              24 (21)
               Jewsbury, Maria J.            70 (47)                  Praed, Winthrop Macworth 24 (22)
             *Bowring, Sir John              60 (56)                *Kennedy, William               24 (17)
             *Dale, Rev. Thomas            58 (50)                *Roscoe, William                 23 (17)
             *Cunningham, Allan             55 (33)                  Moore, Thomas                 23 (6)
             *Strickland, Agnes               55 (31)                 Wrangham, Archbishop       23 (20)
              Chorley, Henry F.               52 (52)                 Blanchard, Laman               22 (13)
            *Stuart-Wortley, Lady           52 (52)               *Sigourney, Mrs. L. H.         22 (20)
              Hogg, J. (Ettrick Shepherd) 49 (32)                 Berkeley, Grantly F.            21 (21)
              Conder, Josiah                    49 (45)                Sparrow, Alicia                   21 (21)
            *Howitt, William                   48 (43)                Manners, Lord John             21 (21)
              Campbell, R. Calder             47 (35)                Holme, Mrs. Torre              20 (20)
              Clare, John                         46 (38)               *Reynolds, Fredric Mansel    20 (20)
              Bayley, Thomas Hanes         44 (30)                Shelley, Percy Bysshe          20 (6)
            *Pringle, Thomas                  43 (41)              *Toulmin-Crosland, Camilla    20 (20)
              Bowles, Rev. William L.       42 (23)                Smith, Horace                     19 (10)
              Howitt, Richard                   41 (34)                Bernal, Ralph                      18 (18)
              Hollings, J. F.                      40 (39)                Miller, Thomas                   18 (18)
              Housman, R. F.                   40 (38)                Roscoe, Miss Jane              18 (17)
              Wilson, Mrs. C. B.               40 (36)                Scott, Sir Walter                 18 (5)
              Malcolm, John                     39 (21)               Thompson, Rev. Henry        18 (18)
              Bowles, Caroline                  39 (23)                Fitzgerald, E. M.                 17 (17)
             Coleridge, Samuel T.             38 (26)                Gould, Hannah Flagg           17 (17)
              Montague, Eleanore              38 (37)              *Inglis, Henry (D. Conway)   17 (17)
            *Power, Marguerite                36 (36)              *Lockhart, John Gibson        17 (15)
   
                     Note: * denotes annual editor; parentheses denote poems in literary annuals only