I fear you speak upon the rack,
Where men enforced do speak anything.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Portia, in The Merchant of Venice, act 3, sc. 2, l. 32-3. She fears Bassanio may not be honest in his protestations of love.
For Cassandra, a lover of the Bard, who needs to be reminded that torture causes the tortured to say what they think their torturers want to hear.