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The Gunpowder Plot: Terror and Faith in 1605
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The Gunpowder Plot (Dec 2018) > 9. Favorite Quotes

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John Seymour | 1836 comments Mod
9. Talk about specific passages that struck you as significant—or interesting, profound, amusing, illuminating, disturbing, sad...? What was memorable?


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Jill A. | 657 comments "Of course English merchants continued to trade merrily with Spain, as merchants of all countries and all periods have defied ideological boundaries in the uplifting cause of commerce." Ouch. Plus ca change...


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Jill A. | 657 comments I like the Macaulay quote, describing these trials, "merely a murder preceded by the uttering of certain gibberish and the performance of certain mummeries."


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