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The System of the World Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 8: Chapter 19 Summary

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Book 8: Chapter 19 Summary

Mint Street, The Tower of London, Oct. 20, 1714

The old black guards who were under the command of White are relieved of their duties and replaced by a new garrison. The Earl of Lostwihiel and his deputy, Colonel Barnes, lead the new troops. These gentlemen collect the Pyx for the trial.

Book 8: Chapter 19 Analysis

Sir Isaac seems perplexed by the formality of the taking of the Pyx, but he is relieved that the old guards have been stood down. However, the new guards are wary of the elderly philosopher and they are not sure if he is genuine. The guards keep a close eye on Sir Isaac, which he doesn't like.

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