Daniel Defoe, author of Robinson Crusoe, led a rather dramatic life, just like the character described in his novel. He had played various roles throughout his life. He used to be a successful merchant, though went out of business later. He published The True-Born Englishman, which was awarded by William III, and he also the author of The Short Way With The Dissentions, because of which he was sent to the court since the article
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one upon the fire again, with admirably well, and with a piece of a ----lid I made some very good broth, though, I wanted oatmeal. And several other ingredients requisite to make it so good as I would have Had it been.
Robinson lived on the island for 28 years, 28 years of struggle against the nature. During the years he made his own farm, herds, and even slaves and he was the winner of the struggle.