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* Her Majesty being mightily incensed with that ... story of the first
year of Henry IV... would not be persuaded that it was his writing
whose name was to it ... and said .. she would have him racked to
produce bis author. I replied, “Nay, Madam, rack him not ... rack his

(Bacon's Apologia)

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