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CHAPTER IX
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY - THE AGE OF ANNE

for an hour the unopened letter that he knew announced her death. There was from the first a wild strain of insanity in this many-sided man, and for several years before his death his mind failed. He died in 1745.
Daniel Defoe,1661 ?-1731. Swift would have looked upon it as the very irony of fate if he had known that his most bitter satire had become a book for children ; but Daniel Defoe would have been pleased, though perhaps a little amused, to find that his Robinson Crusoe, which he published as a real account of a real man, had become not only a children's book but a work of the imagination. Defoe was educated to be a nonconformist clergyman, but he was little adapted to the profession. He was like Steele in his proneness to get into scrapes, but unlike Steele, he could usually find a way out. When " King Monmouth " made his attempt to gain the throne, Defoe was one of his adherents ; but in some way he escaped punishment, and afterwards became a strong supporter of William and Mary. He soon showed that he could write most forcible English, and his Shortest
Way wilh the Dissenters proved him almost as much of a satirist as Swift himself. There is a vast difference, however, in the satire of the two men ; for Defoe shows nothing of Swift's hatred of his race ; and, earnest as he makes himself appear in his pamphlets, we always think of him as smiling wickedly over his pen to think how well he was befooling his readers. In this pamphlet he succeeded almost too well. He suggested that an excellent means of securing religious uniformity would be to hang dissenting ministers and banish their people. It was a time of severe laws and stern retribution, and the Dissenters were actually alarmed.

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