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The System of the World - Study Guide Book 6: Chapter 18 Summary & Analysis

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Book 6: Chapter 18 Summary

Cold Harbor

Stephenson introduces the reader to Dart, a barber and Tom, a black-guard boot polisher. These commoners reside in Cold Harbor, which is close to the English mint. Dart and Tom go to the house of Lord Hollesloy, a retired English lord and Jacobite who is under house arrest and threaten to take his life. Yeoman Clooney, Hollesloy's assistant, accompanies Tom to another location while Dart watches over the lord.

Book 6: Chapter 18 Analysis

This chapter is a little confusing as the reader is introduced to several new characters who seem irrelevant to the plot and have no relation to earlier events. The only hint given within this chapter of a connection is the close proximity of Cold Harbor to the English mint. This suggests that Tom may soon commit a felony.

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