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The state Senate that ordered the process is calling it an audit, and all the ballots are being recounted, but it’s not really an audit or a recount — it’s a partisan inquisition.
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN ARIZONA IS NOT REALLY AN AUDIT OR A RECOUNT. IT’S A PARTISAN INQUISITION.KALEIGH ROGERSMAY 28, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Strom’s vast sonic worlds called out for meditative inquisitions and influenced a new generation of artists creating impressionistic experimental and electronic music.
PAULINE ANNA STROM’S POSTHUMOUS ALBUM CEMENTS HER LEGACY AS AN ELECTRONIC MUSIC VISIONARYJONATHAN WILLIGERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When I was at Portugal, there was held at that time the court of justice of the Inquisition.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Philip Limborch died; a Dutch professor of divinity, and author of a history of the inquisition.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
After an uncertain period of waiting, the orderly called "Gordon MacRae," and the inquisition began.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
In the midst of their conjuring, the Inquisition came down upon them.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
In 1726 he was denounced to the Inquisition for the offence of reading forbidden books.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
There was talk of the Spanish Inquisition, but little or no actual violence is recorded to have been done.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
If you have to conduct this official inquisition, go on with it, but I refuse to speak except to answer your questions.
IN THE ONYX LOBBYCAROLYN WELLS
Its effect is well expressed in the old proverb: "Between the King and the Inquisition we must not open our lips."
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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