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Robinson Crusoe


Alexander Selkirk was found in the desert island of Juan Fernandez, where he had been left by Captain Stradling. He remained on the island four years and four months, when he was rescued by Captain Rogers, and brought to England. The embryo of De Foe’s novel may be seen in Captain Burney’s interesting narrative.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Robert’s Men
Robespierre’s Weavers
Robin Goodfellow
Robin Gray (Auld)
Robin Hood
Robin Hood Wind (A)
Robin Mutton (A)
Robin Redbreast
Robin and Makyne
Robin of Bagshot
Robinson Crusoe
Roch (St.)
Rochelle Salt
Roches (Catharine des)
Rock ahead (A)
Rock Cork