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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.
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Daniel Defoe

English writer remembered particularly for his novel about Robinson Crusoe (1660-1731)

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