The magistrate says,
"The Devil is at work in you. For the good of your eternal soul, we will drive him out."
They stand you in the middle of the chamber, and bind you hands behind your back. They tie your bound hands to a pulley. They bind your feet to a heavy stone block.
The magistrate asks, "Today we move to the third degree of questioning. This is the strappado, also called the pendulum. Will you confess to being a witch?"
*"I confess, I am a witch."
*"I deny it, I am not a witch."