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The System of the World - Study Guide Book 6: Chapter 25 Summary & Analysis

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Book 6: Chapter 25 Summary

The Monument

Jack and his sons, Jimmy and Danny Shaftoe, wait until the Scotsman, McIan, is visible in the Tower before setting off the rockets. Father Edouard De Gex meets Jack holding several small leather bags and Jack abseils down the Tower as peasants gather below, chanting for their promised guineas.

Book 6: Chapter 25 Analysis

The reader is led to believe that Jack has concocted an elaborate plan to obtain an assortment of small leather pouches, but what these pouches contain remains a mystery. While all parties happily help each other get what they want, they seem to be driven by completely different motives. McIan wishes to gain freedom, De Gex wants to punish the English in the name of the French and Jack obtains the leather pouches. While all parties are working effectively together, they seem to be using each other's skills and appear to...

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