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Doubting Castle in Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress (1678), the castle of Giant Despair.

doubting Thomas a person who is sceptical and refuses to believe something without proof, from biblical allusion to the apostle St Thomas, who declared that he would not believe that Christ had risen unless he had seen and touched his wounds.

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