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The System of the World - Book 8: Chapter 37 Summary & Analysis

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Book 8: Chapter 37 Summary

Star Chamber, Oct. 29, 1714

Daniel pretends Sir Isaac is still alive and from within the veiled sedan chair the officials cannot tell if Sir Isaac is anything other than ill. Daniel gives Sir Isaac the remedy that Hooke once gave him and brought him back from the dead.

Threader weighs the first sample from the Pyx and Ham inspects it before the goldsmiths begin their analysis.

Book 8: Chapter 37 Analysis

Daniel's remedy to restore life was first discovered and documented by Hooke. Daniel found the recipe in Hooke's belongings and he understands firsthand that it is a powerful medicine because it once saved his life.

The fact that Threader has the gold guineas he and Daniel made from the Solomonic gold ring suggests that he will use it to boost the standard of the coinage to meet the quality of the samples.

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