(Definition) "auto-da-fe" ; the ritual of public penance of condemned heretics and apostates (that took place when the Inquisition had decided their punishment), followed by the execution by the civil authorities of the sentences imposed.
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"Art is the true interpreter. To speak about art is to attempt to interpret the interpreter and yet from that there has resulted to us much that is precious and beautiful." - Goethe
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