January 1897 (Signed Andrew Lang)
“I do not know when I have read a more interesting book than Father Gerard’s What was the Gunpowder Plot? ‘Let it be granted,’ as it must, that the official accounts are self-contradictory, that Cecil would have prayed for just such a plot—if it failed–that he was capable of ‘putting up’ the affair, still I do not think that he did devise it by suborning Catholic decoy-ducks” (259).
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