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Doubting Castle

The castle of the giant Despair, in which Christian and Hopeful were incarcerated, but from which they escaped by means of the key called “Promise.” (Bunyan: Pilgrim's Progress.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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