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1. “To the victims of its tyranny, there was the choice of death with its direst physical agonies, or death with its most hideous moral horrors.” Which does the narrator get? -> Moral horrors
2. “I longed, yet dared not, to employ my vision. […] It was not that I feared to look upon things horrible, but that I grew aghast lest there should be nothing to see.” What does he see when he opens his eyes? -> Father Time
3. What thing is described here?: “the whole hissed” -> The judges
4. What was “the last of distinct accentuation which reached [the narrator’s] ears”? -> His wife crying
5. “I was an imbecile—an idiot.” What does this actually mean? -> He is mentally handicapped by fear
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