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The System of the World - Study Guide Book 8: Chapter 29 Summary & Analysis

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Book 8: Chapter 29 Summary

Newgate Prison, Oct. 28, 1714

Jack stands at the window of his cell and is greeted by the cheering public. He tells them he is going to Tyburn in the morning to hang and that they should go home and prepare for the busy day ahead of them. Jack bids them goodnight and they throw hundreds of coins at him.

Book 8: Chapter 29 Analysis

Jack is surprised by the public's reaction. Not only have they stood in the streets waiting to see him before he dies, openly showing their support, but they also have given him money so that he can have a proper burial. These people have little, yet they share it with a man convicted of high treason. Jack feels that if they can believe in him then he must do the same.

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