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The System of the World - Study Guide Book 8: Chapter 28 Summary & Analysis

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Book 8: Chapter 28 Summary

The Temple of Vulcan, Oct. 27, 1714

Daniel visits Sir Isaac and discovers that he is suffering from goal fever, a fatal disease. Believing he does not have long to live, Sir Isaac instructs Daniel to retrieve Hooke's writings and attend to his affairs. Sir Isaac also instructs Catherine Barton to take him to the trial of the Pyx whether he is alive or dead.

Book 8: Chapter 28 Analysis

Daniel is distraught that Catherine has taken Sir Isaac seriously and questions her implementing Sir Isaac's wishes should he die before the trial. Daniel carries out Sir Isaac's requests and feels that he is trying to make amends for his previous actions, especially because they once were friends.

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