He was the tormentor, he was the protector, he was the inquisitor, he was the friend.
Naturally all the glory belonged to the victim and all the shame to the Inquisitor who burned him.
The scientist of today is either a mixture of psychologist and inquisitor, studying with real ordinary minuteness the meaning of facial expressions, gestures, and tones of voice, and testing the truth-producing effects of drugs, shock therapy, hypnosis, and physical torture; or he is chemist, physicist, or biologist concerned only with such branches of his special subject as are relevant to the taking of life.
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15th century inquisitors were on the lookout for witches.
Though he didn’t think they had the right to demand his testimony, he was polite to his inquisitors.