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The System of the World - Study Guide Book 8: Chapter 36 Summary & Analysis

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Book 8: Chapter 36 Summary

The Press Yard, Newgate Prison, Oct. 29, 1714

The executioner, Jack Ketch, tells Jack Shaftoe that he has the finest noose and bids Jack farewell and a speedy death. Jack is moved by his compassion. The preparations are complete and Jack is led to the cart that will parade him through the streets of London before he hangs.

Book 8: Chapter 36 Analysis

Jack is pleased that the executioner has promised to carry out the procedures swiftly, so he will die from the hanging and will not suffer the agonizingly slow and painful death of being drawn and quartered.

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