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Defoe and then
When Harley was ousted from the ministry in 1708 Defoe continued writing it to support Godolphin, then again to support Harley and the Tories in the Tory ministry of 1710 to 1714.
* July 29 – July 31 – Daniel Defoe is placed in a pillory, then imprisoned for four months for the crime of seditious libel, after publishing a politically satirical pamphlet ( his release is granted in mid-November ).
Daniel Defoe enlivens this account of the Waveney's Broads course: The River Waveney is a considerable river, and of a deep and full channel, navigable for large barges as high as Beccles ; it runs for a course of about fifty miles, between the two counties of Suffolk and Norfolk, as a boundary to both ; and pushing on, tho ' with a gentle stream, towards the sea, no one would doubt, but, that when they see the river growing broader and deeper, and going directly towards the sea, even to the edge of the beach ; that is to say, within a mile of the main ocean ; no stranger, I say, but would expect to see its entrance into the sea at that place, and a noble harbour for ships at the mouth of it ; when on a sudden, the land rising high by the sea-side, crosses the head of the river, like a dam, checks the whole course of it, and it returns, bending its course west, for two miles, or thereabouts ; and then turning north, thro ' another long course of meadows ( joining to those just now mention'd ) seeks out the River Yare, that it may join its water with hers, and find their way to the sea together.
As Daniel Defoe observed in 1697, " Now it is frequent to have armies of 50, 000 men of a side spend the whole campaign in dodging – or, as it is genteelly called – observing one another, and then march off into winter quarters.
Along with indecent works it still included forbidden authors such as Jonathan Swift and Daniel Defoe, and the scientists John Locke and Galileo, that most Europeans would by then have found unexceptional.
Defoe scored Portsmouth's first goal of the 2008 – 09 season on 30 August 2008 with the opener in a 3 – 0 win at Everton and then scored their first home goals on 13 September, with a brace against Middlesbrough.
Since then in his tenure as director, as of 2010, Carr is credited with producing talent which has earned an estimated £ 80 million in transfer fees for the club, while the 23 man England squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup contained no less than seven players trained by Carr-Rio Ferdinand, Frank Lampard, Joe Cole, Michael Carrick, Jermain Defoe, Glen Johnson and John Terry.

Defoe and commented
Daniel Defoe commented: " Unless the Spaniards are to be divested of common sense, infatuate, and given up, abandoning their own commerce, throwing away the only valuable stake they have left in the world, and in short, bent on their own ruin, we cannot suggest that they will ever, on any consideration, or for any equivalent, part with so valuable, indeed so inestimable a jewel, as the exclusive trade to their own plantations ".
Daniel Defoe visited Bradford in the early 18th century and commented: " They told me at Bradford on Avon that it was no extra-ordinary thing to have clothiers in that county worth £ 10, 000 to £ 40, 000 per man " ( equivalent to £ 1. 3M to £ 5. 3M in 2007 ).
Daniel Defoe, in his book A tour through the whole island of Great Britain, passed through Baldock and commented: " Here is that famous Lane call'd Baldock Lane, famous for being so unpassable, that the Coaches and Travellers were oblig'd to break out of the Way even by Force, which the People of the Country not able to prevent, at length placed Gates, and laid their lands open, setting Men at the Gates to take a voluntary Toll, which Travellers always chose to pay, rather than plunge into Sloughs and Holes, which no Horse could wade through.

Defoe and If
If he didn't meet Pitman, Severin points out that Defoe, upon submitting even a draft of a novel about a castaway to his publisher, would undoubtedly have learned about Pitman's book published by his father, especially since the interesting castaway had previously lodged with them at their former premises.
" Eriksson said after the tournament that he did not think that Defoe would have been a better option than 17 year old Theo Walcott, who had been selected for the England squad, adding, " If I had thought so I would have picked him.

Defoe and they
When Defoe visited in the mid 1720s, he claimed that the hostility towards his party was, " because they were English and because of the Union, which they were almost universally exclaimed against ".
Moll Flanders and Defoe's final novel Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress ( 1724 ) are examples of the remarkable way in which Defoe seems to inhabit his fictional ( yet " drawn from life ") characters, not least in that they are women.
Although both bills failed, they led to media pressure that was exacerbated by both Defoe and How.
Merlin Coverley gives equal prominence to this literary tradition alongside Situationism in his book Psychogeography ( 2006 ), not only recognising that the situationist origins of psychogeography are sometimes forgotten, but that via certain writers like Edgar Allan Poe, Daniel Defoe and Charles Baudelaire they had a shared tradition.
Daniel Defoe in his 1724 work A Tour thro ' the Whole Island of Great Britain notes, " We pass'd Stilton, a town famous for cheese, which is call'd our English Parmesan, and is brought to table with the mites, or maggots round it, so thick, that they bring a spoon with them for you to eat the mites with, as you do the cheese.
In his History, Defoe reports that Sheppard made light of his predicament, joking that " I am the Sheppard, and all the Gaolers in the Town are my Flock, and I cannot stir into the Country, but they are all at my Heels Baughing after me ".
*[...] the rest of their company rescued them, and stood over them fighting till they were come to themselves, all but him whom they thought had been dead ; [...] ( Defoe, The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Chapter 6, Part 1.
However, in 1988 scholars P. N. Furbank and W. R. Owen attacked the theory in The Canonisation of Daniel Defoe, in which they point out that there is no documentary evidence linking Johnson to Defoe, and that there are discrepancies between A General History and Defoe's other works.
Defoe was presented at White Hart Lane before the start of Spurs ' League Cup clash against Burnley, after Spurs fans made it clear they wanted the striker back at White Hart Lane.
Defoe began Tottenham's FA Cup campaign with a crisply-taken brace of goals in the Third Round match at home to Charlton Athletic on 9 January 2011, Spurs winning 3 – 0, but in the following round they were defeated at Fulham.

Defoe and young
The recruits joined his disorganised force, which was now around 6, 000, mostly nonconformist, artisans and farmer workers armed with farm tools ( such as pitchforks ): one famous supporter was the young Daniel Defoe.

Defoe and into
After his three days in the pillory, Defoe went into Newgate Prison.
The locals also claimed that " the same spring is said to turn wood into iron ", but Defoe put this down to the presence of " copperas " in the water.
Jonathan Swift was a strong advocate for licensing, and Daniel Defoe wrote on 8 November 1705 that with the absence of licensing, " One Man Studies Seven Year, to bring a finish'd Peice into the World, and a Pyrate Printer, Reprints his Copy immediately, and Sells it for a quarter of the Price ... these things call for an Act of Parliament ".
By 1715, this African pidgin had made its way into novels by Daniel Defoe, in particular, The Life of Colonel Jacque.
After outrunning defender John Heitinga, he provided a low cross into the six yard box, from which striker Jermain Defoe scored from close range to make the score 2 – 2.
* Daniel Defoe ( attrib ) – A Further Search into the Conduct of the Allies
* May 1-The new sovereign state of Great Britain comes into being as a result of the Acts of Union which combine the Kingdoms of England and Scotland into a single realm under Queen Anne, with the support of Daniel Defoe and John Arbuthnot.
There, he met one Mary Milliner ( or Mary Mollineaux ), a prostitute who began to teach Wild criminal ways and, according to Daniel Defoe, " brought him into her own gang, whether of thieves or whores, or of both, is not much material.
Edmund Gosse, in his introduction to Rowlands's complete works, edited ( 1872 – 80 ) for the Hunterian Club in Glasgow by Sidney John Hervon Herrtage, sums him up as a kind of small non-political Daniel Defoe, a pamphleteer in verse whose talents were never put into exercise except when their possessor was pressed for means, and a poet of considerable talent without one spark or glimmer of genius.
Prominent anti-gin campaigners included Henry Fielding ( whose 1751 ' Enquiry into the Late Increase in Robbers ' blamed gin consumption for both increased crime and increased ill health among children ), Josiah Tucker, Daniel Defoe ( who had originally campaigned for the liberalisation of distilling, but later complained that drunken mothers were threatening to produce a ' fine spindle-shanked generation ' of children ), and – briefly – William Hogarth.

Defoe and would
Defoe began his campaign in The Review and other pamphlets aimed at English opinion, claiming that it would end the threat from the north, gaining for the Treasury an " inexhaustible treasury of men ", a valuable new market increasing the power of England.
He would also provide another high cross for Defoe later in the match, which he headed over the bar.
Defoe proposed the creation of a language society of 36 individuals who would set prescriptive language rules for the approximately six million English speakers.
Daniel Defoe ( 1660 – 1731 ) describes the state of the harbour and its approaches, saying that " Rye would flourish again, if her harbour, which was once able to receive the royal navy, cou'd be restor'd … " but that he thought it very doubtful that large ships would be able to use the port again.
On 3 September it was confirmed that the goal would be officially credited to Crouch and not Defoe.
Defoe however insisted that he would stay at Tottenham and fight for his place, saying " I'm really excited about the new season and the prospect of another campaign in Europe.
He scored 3 goals in his first 4 games before getting an injury which meant that for the second time under Harry Redknapp's management at Portsmouth and Tottenham, Defoe would not go to Wembley and would miss out on a final.
After the game, Harry Redknapp further asserted his belief that Defoe would go on to be the Premier League's top scorer in 2009 – 10 ,.
Defoe was initially omitted from Fabio Capello's first squad with the new manager insisting he would only select players who were playing regular club football.
Defoe would continue to draw from life and news for his next novels.
Whenever a celebrated criminal was hung, the newspapers and journals would offer up an account of the criminal's life, the criminal's last words, the criminal's gallows speech, etc., and Defoe wrote several of these.

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