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Spanish Inquisition
The Fountainhead
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Spanish Inquisition
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The Fountainhead
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  • …he struggles and gets nothing but a boot in his face, to see the mediocrity snatch from him, one after another, the chances he’d give his life for, to see the mediocrity worshipped, to miss the place he wants and to see the mediocrity enshrined upon it, to lose, to be sacrificed, to be ignored, to be beaten, beaten, beaten—not by a greater genius, not by a god, but by a Peter Keating—well, my little amateur, do you think the Spanish Inquisition ever thought of a torture to equal this?

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  • The Spanish Inquisition had precedents in earlier Inquisitions.
  • What was this, the Spanish Inquisition?
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event

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