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A Man for All Seasons Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 1, Scene 8 Summary

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Act 1, Scene 8 Summary

The common man returns as a publican, or innkeeper of a tavern called "The Loyal Subject." Thomas Cromwell enters the tavern and asks if the place is good for plotting a conspiracy. He wanted a room with few dark corners. Rich enters and Cromwell tells him he is the secretary to the Council. He asks Rich not to repeat the information and Rich assures him he will keep the secret out of friendship. Cromwell presses Rich and he admits he would tell if he were offered enough. Cromwell is happy because he thinks all men would, but very few would admit it.

Cromwell tells Rich he will make a great Collector of Revenues and Rich asks what he has to do for the job. Cromwell asks if Rich is certain he is not religious and Rich replies that he is almost sure. Cromwell...

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