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Daniel Defoe Biography...Daniel Defoe (English pronunciation: /dænjl d'f/; ca. 1659-1661 – 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English writer, journalist, and pamphleteer, who gained fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe. Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain and is among the founders of the English novel. A prolific and versatile writer, he wrote more than 500 books, pamphlets and journals on various topics (including politics, crime, religion, marriage, psychology and the supernatural). He was also a pioneer of economic journalism.. English trader writer journalist pamphleteer and spy who gained fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe

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Quote Left Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes. Quote Right
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Quote Left Pride the first peer and president of hell. Quote Right
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Quote Left When kings the sword of justice first lay down; They art no kings, though they posess the crown; Titles are shadows, crowns are empty things, The good of subjects is the end of kings. Quote Right
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Quote Left Why then should women be denied the benefits of instruction? If knowledge and understanding had been useless additions to the sex, God almighty would never have given them capacities. Quote Right
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Quote Left Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay. Quote Right
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