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inquisition
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • As the Inquisition rarely allowed its victims to be seen with their limbs distorted and their flesh lacerated by torture, so madness is always concealed in its cell, from whence, should it depart, it is conveyed to some gloomy hospital, where the doctor has no thought for man or mind in the mutilated being the jailer delivers to him.

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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

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