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Thought For the Day: People Should Be As Concerned With Clearing the Innocent As Punishing the Guilty

“I hear much of people’s calling out to punish the guilty, but very few are concerned to clear the innocent.” – Daniel Defoe (1660-1731)    

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Daniel Defoe – The Shortest Way with the Dissenters

Born on September 13, 1660, the English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy Daniel Defoe fka as Daniel Foe became famous popularizing the writing form known as a novel with his works including Robinson Crusoe prior to his passing on … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Education of Women – Daniel Defoe

Daniel Defoe was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy who lived from approximately 1660 to April 24, 1731.    Interestingly, only the Bible has been printed in more languages than his famous novel, Robinson Crusoe.  That being said, … Continue reading

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