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The Triumph of Death by artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder, circa 1562.

Lessons to draw from Defoe’s ‘A Journal of the Plague Year’

The Triumph of Death by artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder, circa 1562.   Defoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year offers important lessons amid our COVID-19 pandemic. Here are nine lessons that we can pick.   A dreadful plague in London was In the year sixty-five, Which swept an hundred