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The System of the World Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 7: Chapter 18 Summary

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Book 7: Chapter 18 Summary

The Black Dogg, Newgate Prison, July 28, 1714:

Jack has confessed his identity and negotiates terms with Daniel and Sir Isaac for returning the contents of the Pyx to their rightful place.

Book 7: Chapter 18 Analysis

Jack toys with Sir Isaac and Daniel, knowing that he controls the situation and can demand a great deal more than he originally was offered. Daniel and Sir Isaac both feel that they have once again underestimated Jack and that they have been manipulated. Jack is very artful at toying with people's minds and displaying no loyalty to any party.

Jack's original plans and main objective was to undermine the English currency and cause a crash in foreign trade. These plans have now been altered due to the events that have unfolded and the fact that Eliza has returned to London. While Jack comes across as a heartless criminal, he also displays...

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