I conjured him "to conceal from all persons what I had told him of the Houyhnhnms; because the least hint of such a story would not only draw numbers of people to see me, but probably put me in danger of being imprisoned, or burnt by the Inquisition."
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What was expected to be a quick confirmation hearing turned into an inquisition.
a general inquisition into his reputation and conduct