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Poet In The Pillory

Before his stint in the stocks began, Daniel Defoe managed to write and disseminate a poem, «Hymn to the Pillory.» Legend has it that the public was so enamored of his verse that they came to greet him at the pillory with flowers, toasting his health instead of hurling stones at him…

Dan Piepenbring, theparisreview.org