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"You know, this isn't helping convince people you're not a witch."
"I believe this is nothing but a witch-hunt, Congressman."
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'Here in Salem, the Lord likes our mediums well done.'
"Not only do I curse you but your descendants also. Know that they will be so heavily taxed they'll be forced to open this castle as a tourist attraction!"
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"I've been in the doghouse ever since I tried to get my mother-in-law hanged as a witch."
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"It's a witch, all right. So do we burn, bake or poach it?"
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'Remember, you're on trial for witchcraft so try not to cackle... and lose the hat.'
1585: First Eco Protest
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'Satchel...Why are you crying?'
'Very well. To the tub!'
"Only religious people kill witches because only religious people are stupid enough to believe in witches."
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Everyone agreed, Prudence's trick or treat costume was in extremely poor taste.
'Isn't it sweet? He's holding a torch for me.'
'We can appeal.'
"Do you want her medium or well done?"
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"If she does not drown, she is a witch, and her punishment will be tabloid notoriety."
'It takes a village.'
"If they drown they really are disabled."
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'Typical man! I can never get him to cook anything at home.'
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Burn Witch, Burn!
'It makes no difference what I say. You've already decided I'm guilty.' 'Gasp! The witch can read minds!'
"Witchcraft, my foot! I should have twigged when he said he was keen on reigniting an old flame!"
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